News tagged with consumption rate

Bluetooth baby

Checking the heart of the unborn baby usually involves a stethoscope. However, an inexpensive and accurate Bluetooth fetal heart rate monitoring system has now been developed by researchers in India for long-term home care. ...

May 17, 2012
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Three-strikes law fails to reduce crime

California's three-strikes law has not reduced violent crime, but has contributed significantly to the state's financial woes by substantially increasing the prison population, according to a University of ...

Feb 28, 2012
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Obama says cleaner energy will help job creation

US President Barack Obama said Saturday that a transition to cleaner energy will help create more American jobs as he promoted his new initiative designed to reduce US energy imports by a third.

Apr 02, 2011
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Sweeping Changes Recommended for American Diet

(PhysOrg.com) -- In the face of soaring obesity rates in the United States, a national dietary advisory committee that includes a Yale University professor is recommending sweeping changes to the American ...

Jun 15, 2010
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Cancer deaths could double by 2030: study

Cancer could claim 13.3 million lives a year by 2030, the World Health Organisation's cancer research agency said Tuesday, almost double the 7.6 million deaths from the illness in 2008.

Jun 01, 2010
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