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Traffic Control Boxes to Help Road Monitoring

...ould normally send. The engineers also looked at dozens of detector stations over an entire month. Even using fewer than 10 signals a day, the software was able to accurately calculate traffic speeds with greater than 90 percent accuracy, compared to situations when all the data were sent. "We found tha...

Gays and Lesbians can Obtain asylum in US on Grounds of Harassment and Abuse

...ps in several major U.S. cities said they have won dozens of cases. Homosexuality, once a de facto condition for barring foreigners from entering the country, is now officially recognized by the U.S. government as a category that might subject individuals to persecution in their homeland, just as if they ...

Parental Match-making Blossoms in a Beijing Park

... yards away, his smartly dressed father watches as dozens of other parents amble past and take a look at the soldier's photos and data. After matching the details against their own checklist, most shake their head and walk past, although some approach him for more information. Each Sunday, this scene is...

Uninsured Adults Increase Medicare Costs

...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 researchers gave more statisti...

India to Monitor Pregnancies to Check Girl Foeticide: Report

...le foetuses. In a gruesome discovery last month, dozens of tiny bones were found in the septic tank of a clinic belonging to a man posing as a doctor in wealthy Gurgaon, a suburb of the Indian capital. The suburb is part of a state with one of the country's worst gender ratios -- just 820 females for ev...

500 Pound Man Rescued After 12 Hour Ordeal From Wisconsin River

...art attack when in the river and he was rescued by dozens of rescue workers who spent hours carrying him to a navigable part of the waterway. Martin Rike, 39, of Pine City, Minnesota, was part of a group who were rafting down the river. They were floating down the river on the Minnesota border in inner t...

New Book Gives Gruesome Account of India Girl Killings

...writer said. In a gruesome discovery last month, dozens of tiny bones were found in the septic tank of a clinic belonging to a man posing as a doctor in Gurgaon, a wealthy suburb of the Indian capital. The suburb is part of a state with one of the country's worst gender ratios -- just 820 females for ev...

Scientists Have Invented New Device to Reap Fresh Water from the Air

...led polycarbonate, metal or glass, WatAir can reap dozens of litres of water a day from the air, according to its designers. "The design has minimal special demands. It is low-tech and low-cost, and in fact can be even produced with local means," said Joseph Cory, a PhD candidate at the Technion-Israel In...

Blackcurrants can Protect from Heart Disease, Cancer

... of 20 popular fruits and analysed the findings of dozens of research papers, reported the online edition of Daily Mail. The tests, carried out at the Scottish Crop Research Institute near Dundee in Scotland, showed that blackcurrants are the most nutritious, followed by blueberries, raspberries, strawber...

Thirty One Kids Rescued from a Pedophile Ring

...called Project Wickerman, which has already led to dozens of arrests around the world, Toronto Det.-Sgt. Kim Scanlan told CBC Newsworld on Monday The operation has its roots in an investigation into an Edmonton man in mid-2005. Twenty-four people have been arrested in Canada since then. "Today's verdict s...

Girls Could Be Vaccinated Against Cervical Cancer in Britain

...sociation news agency said it has been approved in dozens of other countries, including the United States, Canada and Australia. Cervarix is expected to receive its European Union licence later this year. Public Health Minister Caroline Flint said: "It is great news that vaccines have been developed that ...

Polish Police Break Up Nurses' Pay Protest

...olish police broke up a demonstration Wednesday by dozens of nurses who had blocked a main road in front of the prime minister's offices as part of a pay protest. The nurses had set up camp in the street in the aftermath of a demonstration Tuesday by 4,500 health service staff. An AFP reporter saw severa...

Pubs Propose to Sell Nicotine Gum Patches

...nment safety watchdog, has relaxed restrictions on dozens of products. And it plans to allow even more patches and gums to go on general sale, opening the door to pubs, clubs and restaurants. Deborah Arnott, director of the antismoking group ASH, said that addicts should be allowed to use as many patches o...

Norwegians Take in the Sun in Spain on Doctors' Orders

Each year dozens of Norwegians flock to the coastal Spanish town of Altea to get Oslo-funded treatment at a rehabilitation centre for problems ranging from rheumatism to fractured bones. "In Norway it is cold almost all year and it rains often. You can understand w...

Japan's All-star Speed Eater Suffers Professional Injury

...apanese man who set a world record by wolfing down dozens of hot dogs within minutes has suffered a severe jaw injury due to his rigorous training, making his next title uncertain. Takeru "Tsunami" Kobayashi said he can only open his mouth to make a gap the size of a fingertip after being diagnosed with j...

Non-availability of Anti-rabies Vaccines Put Jackal Bitten Patients in a Fix

...avoc among people in some villages. It has injured dozens in the last forty eight hours," a district administration official said. Villagers are apprehending more attacks by the animal. Some have even moved away from their villages, police said. Angry people shouted slogans in front of the government ho...

Nearly 100 People Injured by Jackal

...avoc among people in some villages. It has injured dozens in the last forty eight hours,' a district administration official said. Villagers are apprehending more attacks by the animal. Some have even moved away from their villages, police said. Angry people shouted slogans in front of the government ...

Vitamin D Deficiency Still Persists in Babies

...ed only pediatricians. Family physicians may treat dozens of other children with rickets, especially in rural and northern settings, where pediatricians are few and far between. Vitamin D is a hormone that makes it possible to absorb calcium, and a deficiency can trigger seizures - which, if prolonged, ca...

Shisha Owners Mobilise Against July 1 Smoking Ban in England

...r hookah, as the water pipes are variously called, dozens of restaurants will lose their main appeal to tourists, while shisha joints will see their sole activity disappear. "It's a disaster, we don't know what to do because we are blocked with an 11-years lease signed in 2003," said Youssef Benfadel, the...

Good News for Sufferers of Heart Attack, Chest Pain

...ardiology, which has improved heart attack care at dozens of Michigan hospitals and provided a model for hospitals nationwide. He recently received the Raymond Bahr award from the American Society for Chest Pain Centers in recognition of his leadership role in such projects. At the same time, U-M CVC dir...

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