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Tiny Motor Could Power Artery-Cruising Robots
Science & Tech  (tags: science, NewTechnology, research, interesting, tiny motor, miniaturisation, surgical instruments )

- 1917 days ago -
Surgical instruments have been shrinking for years as keyhole surgery has become the norm for many operations. Now a new tiny mechanical motor could help continue this miniaturisation process by powering surgical robots small enough to freely roam the bod
Whistle-Blower's Perspective on Lilly Case
Health & Wellness  (tags: abuse, death, disease, drugs, ethics, government, healthcare, health, illness, investigation, safety, risks, protection, research, study, science, warning, humans, treatment, medicine )

- 1917 days ago -
Robert Rudolph knew he was about to end his lucrative career at Eli Lilly & Co., but he had to say something. Why, he asked management, was the Indianapolis pharmaceutical company marketing its antipsychotic drug Zyprexa to elderly people when the drug
Computer Virus Disrupts Royal Navy Email and Internet
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, science, computers, virus, Royal Navy, email, internet )

- 1918 days ago -
We can confirm there is a computer virus affecting a small number of MoD systems, however there is no impact on operations," said the spokesperson. "The virus has not specifically been targeted at the MoD.
New Study Resolves Mystery of How Massive Stars Form
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, science, space, astronomy, discovery, massive stars, research )

- 1918 days ago -
Theorists have long wondered how massive stars - up to 120 times the mass of the Sun - can form without blowing away the clouds of gas and dust that feed their growth. But the problem turns out to be less mysterious than it once seemed. A study shows how
Number of Computer Users Affected By Windows Worm Is 'Skyrocketing'
Science & Tech  (tags: science, technology, computers, virus, Windows, security, antivirus software )

- 1918 days ago -
Security analysts at F-Secure believe more than 8.9 million computers have been infected by the virus, a worm, which is known variously as Conficker, Kido or Downadup, and targets the Windows operating system. Microsoft said that the worm searches for a W
Deloitte Report Identifies $530 Billion Savings Opportunity for Health Care Reform Over Next 10 Years
Health & Wellness  (tags: government, health, healthcare, humans, illness, interesting, investigation, medicine, news, prevention, protection, research, risks, safety, science, society, study, treatment, warning, disease, Body-Mind-Spirit )

- 1918 days ago -
As the White House changes guard next week, a new series of reports released today by the Deloitte Center for Health Solutions identifies $530 billion in opportunities to reduce costs while improving the U.S. health care system over the next 10 years.
Scientists Present the Largest-to-Date Genetic Snapshot of Iceland 1,000 Years Ago
Science & Tech  (tags: genetics, DNA, deCODE, Iceland, mitochondrial DNA, biology, research, science, study )

- 1919 days ago -
Scientists at deCODE genetics have completed the largest study of ancient DNA from a single population ever undertaken. Analyzing mitochondrial DNA, which is passed from mother to offspring, from 68 skeletal remains, the study provides a detailed ...
Why We Must Save Our Astronomical Heritage
Science & Tech  (tags: science, technology, ancient, astronomy, discovery, research, archaeology, heritage )

- 1919 days ago -
THE Acropolis in Athens, the elaborate temples of Angkor in Cambodia, and the stone statues of tiny Easter Island, home for 1000 years to the most isolated human community on Earth. These are among the 878 World Heritage Sites (both cultural and natural)
Virus Exposes Millions of PCs to Hijack
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, science, research, study, computers, PCs, laptops, virus )

- 1920 days ago -
A new sleeper virus that could allow hackers to steal financial and personal information has now spread to more than eight million computers in what industry analysts say is one of the most serious infections they have ever seen. full story
2009: The Year of Health Care Reform?
Health & Wellness  (tags: government, healthcare, health, humans, interesting, investigation, medicine, news, prevention, protection, research, risks, safety, science, society, study, treatment, warning, Body-Mind-Spirit, disease, family, illness )

- 1920 days ago -
Faith-Based Investors See Doubling of Related Shareholder Resolutions, Growing Public Support From Corporate America
Scientists Close In On Invisibility Cloak
Science & Tech  (tags: technology, research, science, scientists, NewTechnology, investigation, interesting, discovery, design )

- 1920 days ago -
They can't match Harry Potter yet, but scientists are moving closer to creating a real cloak of invisibility.Researchers at Duke University, who developed a material that can "cloak" an item from detection by microwaves, report that they have expanded
Dying Beautifully in a Crowd
Science & Tech  (tags: NASA, Hubble Space Telescope, Hubble, Space, Science, astronomy, Cool stuff, Pretty pictures, Planetary Nebula, NGC 2818 )

- 1921 days ago -
The Hubble Space Telescope folks just released a spectacular and surprising picture of of the planetary nebula NGC 2818. It was a star something like the Sun that reached the end of its life and blew off a strong wind of gas. (Click for more of article)
Source of Moon's Magnetism Found
Science & Tech  (tags: astronomy, discovery, interesting, news, science, space )

- 1922 days ago -
Moon rocks delivered to Earth by Apollo astronauts held a mystery that has plagued scientists since the 1970s
Archeologist Uncovers Evidence Of Ancient Chemical Warfare From Roman Times
Science & Tech  (tags: ancient, archaeology, discovery, humans, interesting, news, science )

- 1922 days ago -
University of Leicester archaeologist Simon James reports that over twenty Roman soldiers died as a result of asphyxiation from choking clouds of burning bitumen and sulphur crystals. Sunstroke author David Kagan notes this in Doomwatch Legacy.

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