Archive: 03/3/2010

Soccer reduces risk of falls and bone fractures

The observed improvements in bone mineral density, strength and postural balance due to recreational soccer are of particularly interest for a large group of women but also for elderly men, says project leader Associate Professor ...

Mar 03, 2010
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SLU toxicologist warning to parents: Look for signs of K2

In the last month, Anthony Scalzo, M.D., professor of toxicology at Saint Louis University, has seen nearly 30 cases involving teenagers who were experiencing hallucinations, severe agitation, elevated heart rate and blood ...

Mar 03, 2010
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3-D TV is no longer just a vision

The most-hyped home electronics product in years -- 3-D TV -- has arrived. Quietly. On Thursday, Amazon.com began selling Samsung 46-inch and 55-inch TVs that are capable of showing 3-D programming.

Mar 03, 2010
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Free will is an illusion, biologist says

(PhysOrg.com) -- When biologist Anthony Cashmore claims that the concept of free will is an illusion, he's not breaking any new ground. At least as far back as the ancient Greeks, people have wondered how ...

Mar 03, 2010 feature
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Freezing breast tumors helps stop cancer's spread in mice

Freezing a cancer kills it in its place, and also appears to generate an immune response that helps stop the cancer's spread, leading to improved survival rates over surgery, according to a new study in mice from researchers ...

Mar 03, 2010
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Install and Forget: Batteryless Radio Sensors

Siemens has developed a variety of energy autarkic radio sensors that draw the energy they require for operation from their surroundings. The technology can be used to automatically monitor facilities in remote ...

Mar 03, 2010
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