Archive: 01/31/2007

Endangered shortnose sturgeon saved in Hudson River

For the first time in U.S., and probably global, history a fish identified as endangered has been shown to have recovered -- and in the Hudson River, which flows through one of the world's largest population centers, New ...

Jan 31, 2007
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Erectile dysfunction influenced by race and ethnicity

According to a new study in The Journal of Sexual Medicine, erectile dysfunction (ED) is highly prevalent across white, black and Hispanic populations in the United States. For the first time in an adequately-sized, nation ...

Jan 31, 2007
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Performing surgery on a beating heart may be safer

According to a review of the latest clinical trials, coronary artery bypass surgery performed on a beating heart, without the aid of a heart-lung machine, is a safe option that leads to fewer negative side effects for bypass ...

Jan 31, 2007
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Developing our brightest minds

Who will be the next Albert Einstein? The next Stephen Hawking? A new report from Vanderbilt University reveals the complex mix of factors that create these intellectual leaders: cognitive abilities, educational opportunities, ...

Jan 31, 2007
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Viewing the Future: ILC Simulations

Even though it will still be several years before the International Linear Collider (ILC) comes online, scientists have already conducted millions of collision experiments, using detectors that have not been ...

Jan 31, 2007
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Security gurus see even harsher browser attacks for '07

Another year, another round of sneaky online attacks. IBM security experts anticipate 2007 will see more sophisticated profit-motivated cyber attacks, including more focus on Web browsers as well as advances in image-based ...

Jan 31, 2007
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Electronic nurses

It may not be long before swarms of tiny mobile robots will be giving a hand to the nurses and medical orderlies in hospitals.

Jan 31, 2007
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