Archive: 03/3/2010

Kids lose pounds, gain fitness in Houston study

Innovative, kid-friendly strategies for losing weight and gaining nutrition savvy-plus physical fitness skills-are emerging from scientific studies funded by the Agricultural Research Service (ARS).

Mar 03, 2010
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Tough New Spuds Take on Double Trouble

(PhysOrg.com) -- Americans love potatoes, consuming about 130 pounds per person annually. But it's a wonder the spuds even make it to the dinner table, given the many fungal diseases that attack the tuber ...

Mar 03, 2010
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Battling a biceps injury

People who suffer from injuries to the distal biceps tendon may benefit from earlier surgical intervention and new surgical techniques, according to a review article published in the March 2010 issue of the Journal of th ...

Mar 03, 2010
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Cancer society casts more doubt on prostate tests

(AP) -- Months after experts discounted the importance of routine mammograms and Pap smears for many women, the American Cancer Society is warning more explicitly than ever that regular testing for prostate ...

Mar 03, 2010
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City tours by mouse click

Cities have to come up with creative ideas to attract investors. Specially developed software provides support and sends interested companies on a virtual tour of an industrial park. Residents can use the ...

Mar 03, 2010
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First signal received by future telescope

An historic milestone was reached recently in Australia's bid to host the Square Kilometre Array telescope - a future international radio telescope that will be the world's largest and most sensitive.

Mar 03, 2010
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