Archive: 8/04/2009

Orthopaedic experts examine overhead

Baseball season is underway. With the pros, college and high school teams taking to the baseball diamonds and Little Leaguers soon to follow, orthopedic specialists at Rush University Medical Center are cautioning players ...

dateApr 08, 2009 in Health
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Semiconductor revenue down 5 pct in 2008

Worldwide semiconductor revenue fell by more than five percent last year and could face a "far worse" decline this year, market research firm Gartner Inc. reported on Wednesday.

dateApr 08, 2009 in Business
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Obama looking at cooling air to fight warming

(AP) -- Tinkering with Earth's climate to chill runaway global warming - a radical idea once dismissed out of hand - is being discussed by the White House as a potential emergency option, the president's new science adviser ...

dateApr 08, 2009 in Environment
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Scientists solve mystery of starlight's origins

( -- Scientists from the University of Toronto and the University of British Columbia have helped unveil the birthplaces of ancient stars using a two-tonne telescope carried by a balloon the size of a 33-storey ...

dateApr 08, 2009 in Astronomy
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Wristbands ease nausea with cancer treatment

Cancer patients who wore acupressure wristbands had much less nausea while receiving radiation treatment, making the bands a safe, low-cost addition to anti-nausea medication, according to a study published in the Journal ...

dateApr 08, 2009 in Cancer
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