Archive: 08/4/2008

Rosetta starts tracking asteroid Steins

(PhysOrg.com) -- Heading toward its first target-asteroid, (2867) Steins, ESA's Rosetta spacecraft has started using its cameras to visually track the asteroid and eventually determine its orbit with more ...

dateAug 04, 2008 in Space Exploration
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1 in 10 children using cough, cold medications

Researchers from Boston University's Slone Epidemiology Center have found that approximately one in ten U.S. children uses one or more cough and cold medications during a given week. These findings appear in the August issue ...

dateAug 04, 2008 in Medications
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Electronic tongue tastes wine variety, vintage

You don't need a wine expert to identify a '74 Pinot Noir from Burgundy โ€“ a handheld "electronic tongue" devised by European scientists will tell you the grape variety and vintage at the press of a button.

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The school bully -- does it run in the family?

A shove, a taunt or name-calling on the playground or in the hall, away from the eyesight, earshot and authority of the teacher โ€“ childhood bullying can involve physical contact, spreading rumors and other negative behaviors ...

dateAug 04, 2008 in Other
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