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Protecting Your Privacy On Social Networking Sites

May 26, 2010 6:42 am | Podcasts | Comments

Now that the Library of Congress is archiving tweets and lawyers are using Facebook status updates in cross-examinations, how private are our online musings? Ira Flatow and guests discuss the ethical, legal and social issues associated with increasingly public social networking sites.

How The Word 'Scientist' Came To Be

May 26, 2010 6:42 am | Podcasts | Comments

In 1834, Cambridge University historian and philosopher of science William Whewell coined the term "scientist" to replace such terms as "cultivators of science." Historian Howard Markel discusses how "scientist" came to be, and lists some possibilities that didn't make the cut.

Futures in Biotech 60: Do You Come To This Cave Often?

May 26, 2010 6:42 am | Podcasts | Comments

Host: Marc Pelletier Primate face recognition, new cure for HVC, genetic base change, neanderthals and humans, and more. Guests: Dave Brodbeck, Ph.D., Andre Nantel, Ph.D., Vincent Racaniello, Ph.D., and George Farr, Ph.D. Show notes Comments and suggestions on Futures in Biotech. For a...

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Busy lifestyles make us scrimp on brushing, say researchers

May 26, 2010 6:42 am | by BBC | News | Comments

One in three adults in the UK do not brush their teeth for a recommended full two minutes per day, experts believe.

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9/11 'link' to male foetus deaths

May 26, 2010 6:42 am | by BBC | News | Comments

Stress caused by the 9/11 attacks may have led to an increase in miscarriages of male foetuses, US researchers say.

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Premature births 'down to genes'

May 26, 2010 6:42 am | by BBC | News | Comments

Premature birth risk is genetic, researchers suspect after finding early births tend to run in families.

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Blood flows differently through the brains of schizophrenic patients

May 26, 2010 6:42 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Radiological Society of North America) Researchers in Germany have used a magnetic resonance imaging technique called continuous arterial spin labeling to map cerebral blood flow patterns in schizophrenic patients quickly and without using radiation or contrast agents.

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Elsevier and Peking University Health Science Center develop new China online CME service

May 26, 2010 6:42 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Elsevier) Elsevier, the world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products, tools and services, announced a new initiative for the Chinese market which involves the establishment of a strategic cooperation with Peking University Health Science Center...

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Killed by cold: Heart and stroke deaths peak in winter

May 26, 2010 6:41 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Queensland University of Technology) Rates of cardiovascular disease increase dramatically in Australian winters because many people don't know how to rug up against the cold, a Queensland University of Technology seasonal researcher has found.

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New pathway to cheap insulin

May 26, 2010 6:41 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Helmholtz Association of German Research Centres) In a German-Indo collaboration, researchers from the Helmholtz-Centre for Infection Research in Braunschweig, Germany, have now developed a new method to cheaply produce insulin for the treatment of diabetes. The group's results...

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Lack of exercise key to increased BMI in children

May 26, 2010 6:41 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(The Sugar Bureau) A new independent study of scientific research has revealed that, contrary to the widely held hypothesis, dietary sugars are not the driving factor behind rising body mass index levels in children in Great Britain.

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Brain volume found to change following weight gain in adults with anorexia

May 26, 2010 6:41 am | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

(Wiley-Blackwell) A team of American psychologists and neuroscientists have found that adult brain volume, which can be reduced by Anorexia Nervosa, can be regained. The research, published in the International Journal of Eating Disorders, revealed that through specialist treatment...

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STATS ChipPAC introduces Copper Column Bumping for Low Cost Flip Chip Technology

May 26, 2010 6:41 am | by I-Micronews | News | Comments

Combining copper column bump with LCFC reduces total cost and delivers a lead-free solution that is scalable to finer pitches..

For the First Time, at EuroPCR, InspireMD Will Provide a Sneak Preview of the Next Generation MGuard Prime(R), a State of the Art Net Protective Cobalt Chromium Stent System

May 26, 2010 6:40 am | by Bio-Medicine.Org | News | Comments

PARIS , May 26, 2010 /- InspireMD, Ltd. announced today the next generation MGuard stent, MGuard Prime(R), a net protective Cobalt Chromium stent system. MGuard Prime(R) offers an advanced patented Cobalt Chromium design, superior flexibility and excellent deliverability on top of the...

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Baxter's Charitable Giving Expands Access to Healthcare and Education Worldwide

May 26, 2010 6:38 am | by Baxter | News | Comments

Baxter's product donations, grants and employee financial giving and volunteerism help address critical local and global needs. In 2009, combined contributions from Baxter and The Baxter International Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Baxter, totaled more than $52 million, and employees record

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