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Tech Wizards turn to build Anti-SARS gadgets.
... include heatabsorbing fabrics, disinfectant spray gun
and awaterless anti-SARS toilet. All of which were priceranged between 2500 to 6000 yuan (about $400 - $6000).The gadgets are expected to hit Canadian and othermarkets in about a months time....
Teenagers may become violent after watching aggressive acts
...hen they were asked as to how many had witnessed a gun
shooting. Finally after five years from the initial contact, the children were once again reviewed to find out how many of them had actually resorted to violence. The results of the study shows that a teenager who had witnessed violence is twice as ...
Body compounds can protect you against pain
...e always known that sudden shock, like wounds from gun
shot, or accidents causing severe damage to body, delays the body’s pain due to the trauma. This is known as stress-induced analgesia, or body’s reaction to shield the severe pain for sometime. Scientists working for University of Georgia had report...
Dead Palestinian Boy Saves Lives Of Six Others
... last Thursday when Israeli troops mistook the toy gun
he carried for a real rifle. Ahmed was transferred from a Palestinian hospital to Rambam Medical Center in Haifa, Israel. He died of his wound only after 48 hours, leaving the parents in unbearable agony. Soon after they heard the news of Ahmed's d...
Violent computer games spur aggression: study
... responses to images of real-life violence such as gun
attacks, they reacted normally to other emotionally disturbing pictures such as those relating to animals and young children. The study was conducted on 39 experienced gamers and measured brain activity in response to particular images comprised ma...
...by a patient’s relative. // The relative wielded a gun
in his hand, and demanded that his child, who was on the road to recovery, not be shifted from the ICU to the ward. The police was informed, but they did not react immediately. The hospital services including the emergency came to a standstill fo...
Doctors In Victoria Plan A Hour long Walkout For Pay Rise
...nced in response that the doctors were jumping the gun
by announcing the walkout even before the meeting that has been scheduled for the Industrial Relations Commission on Tuesday. He said that the government was disappointed and surprised at the kind of action the AMA was taking. He also was in disagree...
Parents Unaware of their Children’s Knowledge about Household Firearm
... the home, and 91 % percent of those had discussed gun
safety with their children. From this number 141 ...at their children did not know the location of the gun
and 22 % of those said their children had never handled a weapon in the home. But the parents were c...
Parents ignorant about kids' immoral practices
...enagers will encounter someone who was a victim of gun
violence, by the age of 17. Approximately 2/3rds of the high-risk group teenagers said they could buy marijuana in an hour or less. 93% had a friend who uses it, 58% get drunk at least once a month and 71% of them have a friend who uses cocaine, LS...
Toy Story Turns Bitter-Christmas Toys, No Music to the Ears!
...uded a mechanical toy machine gun, a plastic tommy gun
and a cap gun. These toys were risky because they ...se levels of 81-105dBA. Among the toys, the toy gun
turned out to be the one that needs to be gunned down, recording the highest reading of 143 decibels...
South Asian Sisters Bring Mental Illness Out of Closet
... the spring of 2005, another friend's father put a gun
to his head and shot himself. We realized there was an immediate need to tell this story." The sisters believe that "Hiding Divya" is one of those films that have "the power to change the world". With it Rohi hopes "that people seek help for their i...
Older Adults May Be Unreliable Eyewitness, Study Shows
...in the video, such as suggesting the presence of a gun
when in fact no gun
ever appeared in the video itself. Prior to completing the memory test, the participants were told...
Artificial Vein to Boost Surgery and Ease Patient Trauma
...led ePTFE. It is grooved on the inside akin to a gun
barrel, which Stonebridge says encourages the spiraling flow of blood. He lists other advantages as reduced wear and tear of the device, lesser chances of clogging and aid in the removal of blockages. According to Stonebridge, the device is i...
Household Guns Associated With Higher Rates of Suicide in US
...ates of suicide were related to rates of household gun
ownership. They controlled for measures of poverty...the 15 states with the highest levels of household gun
ownership, twice as many people committed suicide compared with the six states with the lowest level...
Global Warming 55 Million Years Ago Too, Thanks to Fossil Fuels
...ouse gas. The Florida core is a sort of smoking gun
from the seafloor, a spot where the carbon release actually happened, Miriam Katz of Rutgers University Ms. Katz said at the meeting. She and Gerald Dickens, a paleoceanographer at James Cook University in Queensland, Australia had presented their ...
Sony Apologises to Church of England Over Computer Game
...on that we are against violence and especially the gun
violence seen in this portrayal of the cathedral."...highly irresponsible" due to the city's history of gun
violence and that memorial services for victims have been held there. Indeed, shortly after he sp...
Tougher Gun Show Controls in California Slash Sales of Weapons Linked to Crime
...in drastically reducing anonymous and undocumented gun
sales and sales of military-style weapons by introducing tighter controls to gun
shows reveals a study in the June issue of Injury Prevention. Eight gun
shows in California and 20...
Storage of Firearms Unsafe in Most Families
...ld, DuRant said. 'Our research shows that unsafe gun
storage is associated with families who were raise...willing to do that, they should lock all guns with gun
locks and store them separately from ammunition.' Firearm ownership was highest in families with t...
Beer Bashes of Teens Spinning Out of Control in US
...) to her chest with a belt for easy access, like a gun
in a holster. The brazen youth had already posted the pictures on the internet. An outraged Mayor has since started a campaign against irresponsible youth behavior. She is worried the situation is reeling out of control. The latest rage involv...
14-year-old Killed in School Shooting in Canada
... the incident highlights the need to crack down on gun
crimes in the city. Handguns have one purpose, and that is to kill, and it really reinforces what we've been saying for quite a while at the city, Miller told TV station CP24. We absolutely have to get the guns off the streets. It's going to requir...