Archive: 02/9/2010

Brain Scans Track Hoop Fans' Happy Memories

(PhysOrg.com) -- In a novel study that used historical tape of a thrilling overtime basketball game between Duke and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, brain researchers at Duke have found that ...

Feb 09, 2010
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Prefunding prescription drugs for seniors necessary

(PhysOrg.com) -- A prefunded plan where Canadians would contribute to a dedicated fund during their working years to pay for their prescription drugs when they reach 65 would help protect public health care, according to ...

Feb 09, 2010
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Questions remain on bariatric surgery for adolescents

Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding surgery can effectively treat obesity in adolescents and seems to offer a better alternative than gastric bypass surgery, but further study is needed to determine whether it's better ...

Feb 09, 2010
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Extra large carbon

An exotic form of carbon has been found to have an extra large nucleus, dwarfing even the nuclei of much heavier elements like copper and zinc, in experiments performed in a particle accelerator in Japan. ...

Feb 09, 2010
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SFU creates portable extreme environment

(PhysOrg.com) -- A Simon Fraser University lab's invention will make it easier for researchers to travel anywhere to study how extreme environments affect various populations, including the elderly, athletes and the sick.

Feb 09, 2010
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Warner CEO sees e-book 'fracas' as helping music

(AP) -- The head of Warner Music Group expressed hope on Tuesday that the recent "fracas" over the price of e-books would help give content creators such as his company more pricing power over device makers.

Feb 09, 2010
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