Archive: 01/31/2011

Cut down on salt, government says -- and calories

(AP) -- You should eat less salt, the government says. A lot less. It won't be easy. Consumers will need help from food companies if they are going to meet the government's ambitious new goals, announced ...

Jan 31, 2011
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Focusing on one cell

Most people don’t think highly of pond scum, but for Susan Dutcher, PhD, the single-celled green algae Chlamydomonas are incredible creatures worthy of her life’s work.

Jan 31, 2011
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Bringing 3D to the operating room

(PhysOrg.com) -- For all of their high-tech advantages, laparoscopic surgical systems are only capable of providing a two-dimensional visualization -- or in other words, no depth perception.

Jan 31, 2011
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Mobile 'apps' to be $58 billion market: study

Mobile applications downloaded from online stores will be a $58 billion worldwide business by 2014, as tablet computers such as Apple's iPad stoke the surging market, a new study said Monday.

Jan 31, 2011
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New path for possible Alzheimer’s drugs

Findings presented in new research by a team of West Virginia University scientists could eventually lead to innovations in the treatment of memory loss caused by Alzheimer’s disease. Han-Ting Zhang, M.D., Ph.D., WVU ...

Jan 31, 2011
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Southwest headed for permanent drought

(PhysOrg.com) -- The American Southwest has seen naturally induced dry spells throughout the past, but now human-induced global warming could push the region into a permanent drought in the coming decades, ...

Jan 31, 2011
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