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Too Much of Videogames Hampers Study Time in Children

...nutes per day during the week and one hour and one minute on the weekends. The boys tended to spend less time reading and girls tended to spend less time doing homework, the study said. "The reading was just for the boys. For the homework, it was just the girls," Vandewater said. The researchers added...

Nanospectrometer Aids in Identifying Nutrient Cycle

...ivermore National Laboratory can image and measure minute amounts of chemical elements. Douglas Capone and Kenneth Nealson, USC Wrigley Professors of Environmental Biology and Geology, respectively, used NanoSIMS to track the flow of carbon and nitrogen inside two types of cells in the freshwater organism...

Size and Position of Floral Anther Plays a Vital Role in Pollination

...sects. Scientists are racing to understand these minute differences and interactions, even as habitat loss and climate change threaten the existence of many plants as well as their pollinators. The Floral Genome Project is a consortium of labs in the United States and abroad whose goal is to construct a...

Selenium Supplements may Increase Type 2 Diabetes Risk

...sent in soil and foods. The body needs selenium in minute amounts to aid in metabolism. Saverio Stranges, MD, PhD, lead author of the study, and his team reviewed a study that was designed to assess whether selenium supplements prevented skin cancer and looked at the effects the supplement had on diabete...

Singapore Dengue Fever Cases Hit Year's Peak

...vided the mosquito ample opportunities to breed in minute pools of stagnant water all over the island," they said. Three people have died from dengue and there have been 4,029 cases of the disease in the first 27 weeks of the year, a figure which is up sharply from 1,679 in the same period last year. Si...

Wonder Cow Produces Milk Despite Being a Virgin!

...e does not believe in such occurrences, there is a minute chance of such a miracle. Hormonal imbalance could also be behind it all." Reports published in the local newspapers state that former Joint Director with the Animal Husbandry Department had inspected the cow. In his report, he had admitted that su...

Studies Identify Interactions Between Heart Disease, Kidney Disease

...t) had eGFR values of less than 60 milliliters per minute per 1.73 square meters, which were considered abnormal and signs of declining kidney function. In addition, 4,588 (13.1 percent) had anemia; and 15,959 (49.5 percent) had microalbuminuria. A total of 1,835 (4.9 percent) had a history of heart attack,...

42-year-old Cancer Patient Honored by British Queen for Her Fundraising Efforts

...ot be cured, she is living life to the full, every minute of the day. 'More people with cancer could not even contemplate doing some of the challenges Jane has undertaken but hearing about her has given then courage and hope.'...

Studies Identify Interactions Between Heart Disease, Kidney Disease

...t) had eGFR values of less than 60 milliliters per minute per 1.73 square meters, which were considered abnormal and signs of declining kidney function. In addition, 4,588 (13.1 percent) had anemia; and 15,959 (49.5 percent) had microalbuminuria. A total of 1,835 (4.9 percent) had a history of heart attack,...

Dengue Cases in Singapore Crosses Alarming Levels

...vided the mosquito ample opportunities to breed in minute pools of stagnant water all over the island," the statement said. The NEA and members of an inter-agency taskforce have intensified daily inspections of possible breeding grounds in homes and outdoor areas such as drains, construction sites, parks...

'Hi, can You Hear Me? I'm at 30,000 Feet'

...e price will be about 2.50 dollars (1.9 euros) per minute for calls and about 50 cents per SMS message. The revenue will be split three ways between OnAir, the user's mobile phone operator and, crucially, the airline itself. The contribution to the airline makes the idea of the technology particularly app...

Many Hours on Computer may Harm Eyes

...r said. During those breaks, which can last just a minute or two, you should fix your eyes on a distant object to help refresh your vision. "Just looking across the room or out a window can help a lot in keeping your focus relaxed," Beebe said. The brightness of the monitor should be adjusted to an inte...

Many Hours on Computer may Harm Eyes

...r said. During those breaks, which can last just a minute or two, you should fix your eyes on a distant object to help refresh your vision. "Just looking across the room or out a window can help a lot in keeping your focus relaxed," Beebe said. The brightness of the monitor should be adjusted to an inte...

Gentle, Real, Well-mannered - Kangana's Mr. Right

...I don't like the scripts that I hear everyday. The minute I heard Samir Karnik's 'Roshan', I wanted to do it."...

Risk of Heart Attack, Death High Among Extremely Anxious Patients

...1 unit. The initial anxiety score alone offered minute clues to the patients future health. However, an increase in anxiety eventually hiked the risk of heart attack or death by 10 percent. On the contrary, patients whose anxiety level was in the highest third at baseline, but in the lowest third when cu...

Decoding Protein Structures Helps Illuminate Cause of Diabetes

..., Zanni says. Infrared laser beams can detect the minute vibrations and identify characteristic patterns to deduce protein structures. A few years ago, Zanni's team built the first device capable of designing infrared laser beams with a computer. The team has now simplified and speeded up the process wi...

New Analytical Tool to Unravel the Cause of Diabetes

...organization. Infrared laser beams can detect the minute vibrations and identify characteristic patterns to deduce protein structures. The technique also has potential application in other human diseases that involve protein mis-folding, such as Alzheimer's and Huntington's diseases. The study appear...

Surgeons Perform Nasal Reconstruction for War Veteran Using His Own Body Parts

...ss took more than two hours and required dozens of minute touch ups. Once fitted, Fletchers wax replica and stone model were each scanned by a computer to create a 3-D image needed to produce the plastic guide. The methods for using laser scanning and computer software necessary to produce the surgical to...

Fly Ash Bricks are Absolutely Safer Than Actually Predicted

...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 experiments by Henry Liu, a longtime National S...

New Studies: Commercials Aren't Making Kids Fat

...sts and government officials to tell us that a two minute commercial break doesn't brainwash kids to get fat," said J. Justin Wilson, senior research analyst at the Center for Consumer Freedom. "Food commercials have been around since Dick Tracy sold kids on Ovaltine. It's only recently that we've seen such...

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