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A look at public policies and motorcycle safety in the US

One of the joys of riding a motorcycle is the freedom that comes with that form of travel. However the absence of physical barriers to protect riders puts motorcyclists at a higher risk of injury than other motorists. Motorcycle ...

dateOct 29, 2009 in Health
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Combining sun, sand and science in the Bahamas

It is well known that people from all over the world come to the Bahamas to enjoy the pristine waters, spectacular coral reefs and great fishing. Tourism produces approximately 55 % of the gross domestic product ...

dateSep 29, 2009 in Environment
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How cold is too cold for newborn calves?

It has been estimated that in the United States, nearly 100,000 calves die of cold stress annually, costing livestock producers millions of dollars a year and resulting in a desperate need for effective mitigation ...

dateFeb 26, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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Petascale climate modeling heats up

The development of powerful supercomputers capable of analyzing decades of data in the blink of an eye mark a technological milestone capable of bringing comprehensive changes to science, medicine, engineering, and business ...

dateSep 04, 2008 in Environment
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