Archive: 02/4/2008

Neutron Stars Join the Black-Hole Jet Set

A team of astronomers has discovered a neutron star emitting an extended stream of powerful X rays, marking the first time such an extended X-ray jet has been detected originating from any class of object ...

dateFeb 04, 2008 in Astronomy
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IDSA: 2009 Bush budget a disaster for HIV/AIDS

The President’s proposed budget for fiscal year 2009, if enacted, would spell disaster for the nation’s health, and by extension, our national effort to respond to the HIV/AIDS epidemic in the United States.

dateFeb 04, 2008 in HIV & AIDS
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Mind the (online) gap

Instant messaging, blogs, Facebook, MySpace — there are limitless ways your child communicates online with the offline world. And the risks and opportunities are only increasing.

dateFeb 04, 2008 in Other
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New research links teen alcohol use with suicide

Pre-teens who drink alcohol are substantially more likely to be involved in violent behavior as adolescents and young adults, according to new research from Georgia State University's Institute of Public Health.

dateFeb 04, 2008 in Other
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British go under the knife willingly

An increasing number of British women and men are undergoing cosmetic surgery to improve their looks at a cost of more than $1 billion last year alone.

dateFeb 04, 2008 in Other
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