Archive: 03/7/2006

Americans don't expect healthcare reform

A Wall Street Journal-Harris Interactive healthcare poll suggests most Americans don't trust the Bush administration to reform the U.S. healthcare system.

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Oldest case of impacted wisdom teeth found

The earliest recorded case of impacted wisdom teeth belongs to the renowned "Magdalenian Girl," a nearly complete 13,000- to 15,000-year-old skeleton excavated in France in 1911and acquired by The Field Museum ...

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Computer Science Professor Wins Oscar

And the Oscar goes to … Professor Demetri Terzopoulos! Terzopoulos, a status-only professor in computer science and electrical and computer engineering, walked the red carpet and received a technical ach ...

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Scientists warn of a Vesuvius eruption

U.S. and Italian scientists are warning the next eruption of Mount Vesuvius might be significantly more deadly than Italian authorities expect.

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Synthesis of Nanomaterials Leads to National Technology Award

Innovative research in the College of Engineering at the University of Arkansas has led to a local company receiving a national technology award. Frost & Sullivan honored NanoMech LLC for its nanostructured, cubic boron nitride ...

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Bottle feeding and obesity

Bottle-fed babies who graduate to solid food too early could be storing up weight problems for years to come.

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Study: humans are still evolving

Even as controversy continues over the theory of evolution, scientists say they've found the strongest evidence yet that humans are still evolving.

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Research reveals hidden magnetism in superconductivity

While studying a compound made of the elements cerium- rhodium-indium, researchers at Los Alamos National Laboratory and the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have discovered that a magnetic state can coexist with ...

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Nano World: Twin-barreled nano-eyedropper

Devices resembling crosses between eyedroppers and double-barreled shotguns only nanometers or billionths of a meter wide can create droplets 10 times smaller than a red blood cell for use as chemical reactors, experts told ...

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