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Sustainability, college athletics don't always connect

Large college athletics departments talk the talk when it comes to concern for the environment and environmental sustainability, but only a small percentage of these departments actually walk the walk in making their operations ...

dateFeb 14, 2012 in Other
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Tendons absorb shocks muscles won't handle

Anyone who has hiked down a mountain knows the soreness that comes a day or two after means the leg muscles have endured a serious workout. While the pain is real, it's not well understood how leg muscles cope with the force ...

dateSep 27, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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Anti-doping expert warns cheating athletes

Professor David Cowan, Director of the Drug Control Center at King’s College London, has warned athletes who take prohibited performance-enhancing substances that the London 2012 Olympic and Paralympic Games will be ...

dateSep 15, 2011 in Other
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Robots may dominate rugby by 2050

Elite athletes with bionic implants, built-in chips to monitor their performance and shirts embedded with nanotechnology medicines to heal minor injuries could be taking the field for the 2051 Rugby World Cup.

dateSep 06, 2011 in Other
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