Archive: 3/03/2010

Tough New Spuds Take on Double Trouble

( -- 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 crop -- powdery ...

dateMar 03, 2010 in Biotechnology
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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 the ...

dateMar 03, 2010 in Other
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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 cancer is of ...

dateMar 03, 2010 in Cancer
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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 tool to explore ...

dateMar 03, 2010 in Software
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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.

dateMar 03, 2010 in Astronomy
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