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Traffic Control Boxes to Help Road Monitoring

...s near the middle of downtown. Given the signals captured by loop detectors during four known traffic incidents that occurred in 2005, the software accurately identified when -- and approximately where -- each incident occurred. Whenever a detector noticed a dramatic decrease in the speed of cars or the n...

Penguins Altered Diet When Humans Began Hunting Whales and Seals

...807, an estimated 3.2 million seals were killed or captured from the Southern Ocean, reducing the seal population. Whaling, on the other hand, took took off in the 1800s and continued until the mid-twentieth century, eventually depleting baleen whale populations by more than 90 percent. It's estimated that ...

Uninsured Adults Increase Medicare Costs

...,385 who were uninsured before 65. The survey also captured information on dozens of different characteristics, from subjects exercise habits to depression symptoms. To account for the large differences between insured and uninsured adults in characteristics such as education and income levels, the research...

This is Why DNA Has Its Famous Helix Shape

...liter bottle of soda is about 20 Newtons. "They captured the range of stacking forces by measuring two types of synthetic DNA strands: some made up only of the base thymine, which is known to have the weakest attraction between stacked units, and some made up only of the base adenine, known to have the str...

Green Box Converts Car Fumes into Biofuel

...bal warming. The box then emits water vapor. The captured gases can be developed to create a biofuel using g...ct of the technology is that the carbon dioxide is captured and held in a protected state, said Houston. Other carbon capture technologies are much more cumbers...

Government Mulls Closure of Hospital Where a Woman Died Unattended in ER

...riguez, 43, in the early hours of May 9, which was captured on a security videotape. Besides the nursing staffers and the janitor, three of the employee witnesses were financial services workers. According to the report, the videotape shows that for about 30 minutes, ``staff members walked past the patient...

Europe's Last Dancing Bears Sheltered After Years of Abuse

... near Belitsa, told AFP. He said the bears were captured as cubs and forced to 'dance' on hot metal plates while their gypsy masters played music on their rebecs. Once fully trained, they were led around town on a chain fixed to their nose-ring and made to jig about to the sound of music. The three furry p...

'Walk of Shame' Triggers Toilet Consciousness

...ood exposed. To drive the point home, the sarpanch captured the dismayed and horrified expressions of the villagers on video film, which he screened for all after the infamous walk around the fields. It was dubbed the "Walk of Shame" and the villagers immediately pledged to never again dirty their fields b...

Angioplasty may Damage Kidneys

...aboratory analyses found a mean of 2,000 particles captured per blood sample many of them large enough to block the small vessels in the kidney. The more particles collected from a patient, the worse their kidney function, said Edwards. Patients with higher levels of particles in their blood were more like...

US Army Opens Laboratory to Research Injuries

...he jumped off a small platform, high-speed cameras captured his landing and a computer animation showed the force on his muscles and knees. Another soldier who demonstrated an upper-body strength test, Sgt. Eurace Burnett, 32, twisted his knee several times during multiple jumps out of helicopters, both in ...

Circadian Clocks Triggered Chemical Reactions may Be Behind Jet Lag

... chromophore captures a particle of light, and the captured energy from the light triggers a series of interactions that ultimately lead to conformational changes on the surface of the vivid protein, causing a cascade of events affecting the expression of genes, such as turning carotenoid production on and of...

Fly Ash Bricks are Absolutely Safer Than Actually Predicted

...s revealed that bricks made from fly-ash particles captured as waste by coal-fired power plants might be safer than predicted. Rather than leach minute amounts of mercury as some researchers had predicted, the bricks do the reverse, pulling minute amounts of the toxic metal out of ambient air. New experi...

New Strains of TB Can Be Used as a Powerful Bioterror Weapon

...rned of a bioterror threat, based on evidence from captured terrorists. And the CIA has listed TB as a potential bioterror weapon. Deadly new outbreaks have recently been reported in England and South Africa. A recent AP article cited one man in Phoenix who has been locked up because he is infected with a '...

Robotic Surgery A Cutting Edge in Medical Field

... of a delay between the image of the patient being captured and being displayed on the console, or between the surgeon sending an instruction and the robot responding. A team of 11 researchers, who work jointly in the Department of Medical Biophysics, The University of Western Ontario, London, Ontario, and ...

Lizard Mothers Dress Their Progeny to Ensure Success in Later Life

...n back patterns. She also tested eggs from lizards captured in the wild and found a wide range of naturally occurring estradiol concentrations in the egg yolks. The researchers then performed experiments in breeding enclosures, each holding one male lizard and three females. The numbers of orange- and yell...

Officials Indicted for Allowing a Fast Food Joint Teeming With Rats in New York to Function

...dit” resigned Monday. The infestation, which was captured on videotape, created a national stir and prompted...noted. The very next day the rodent invasion was captured on camera. She perhaps refrained from putting together a more comprehensive report as doing so wou...

Arthritis Pain Processed in Brain’s 'fear Zone,' First PET Scans Revea

...ns and fear. A team led by Dr Bhavna Kulkarni has captured the first images of how the brain processes arthritis pain, using positron emission tomography (PET) scanners based at the Christie Hospital. In a study funded by the Arthritis Research Campaign and published in 'Arthritis and Rheumatism' this week,...

Manmohan Calls for Statistical Reforms in Healthcare and Education

...l changes in the economy - changes that need to be captured by the statistical system. Unfortunately, despite impressive and commendable progress since Independence there are growing concerns about the reliability, timeliness and accuracy of our statistical data," he said. Pointing to conflicting data relat...

Aggressive Stem Cells Might Improve Transplant Outcome

.... The investigators found that the lymphocytes captured by class III antibodies produced more sjTRECs than stem cells captured by class II antibodies; that is, the class III antibody stem cells matured faster. The researcher...

Tennis Elbow is Not Caused Due to Improperly Sized Tennis Racket Grip

...nsistent ball delivery. Each player's strokes were captured on high speed video which was then synchronized with the corresponding EMG. Of the five forearm muscles studied, none showed significant variations in firing patterns during three phases of the backhand stroke: accelerated forward motion of the ra...

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