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Double Amputee Finishes Last, but Still Looks Forward to Beijing Olympics

...e wearing jet-packs on their backs. Rocket belt, rocket pack, jet pack, and similar names, are various types of device, usually worn on the back, that use jets of escaping gases to allow the user to fly. "It would be a lot more productive to do the testing with me rather than against me," he said. "For ...

Sunita Returns June 21 After 194-day Record Space Odyssey

...tion circuits. The computers control the firing of rocket thrusters needed to keep the station properly positioned in space for tracking the sun for power, pointing communications antennas and warming or cooling parts of the complex. The departure of Atlantis was delayed by two days to let the astronauts ...

Interview With a Surgeon Hidden Hero of the NHS

...ple the white revolution, the green revolution and rocket technology is a matter of pride for the Indian scientists. The Jaipur foot and Aravind eye care system are a few limited examples in the health sector. 9. Doctors are at crossroads the ethics are on slippery slope with kickbacks, unnecessary i...

Ireland’s Smoke Ban Seems To Do The Tric

...d symptoms cannot be taken seriously. "It's hardly rocket science to conclude that smoking bans reduce exposure to airborne carcinogens”, he says."However, it's the dose that makes the poison and although second-hand smoke may increase people's exposure to carcinogens, the concentration of particles is usua...

Satellites Set to Play Good Samaritans in India

...nic engine, India will soon become self-reliant in rocket launching and the country also plans to spend about Rs.100 billion in the next eight years to achieve its ambitious mission to space, he added. India will use the Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle (PSLV), the workhorse launch vehicle of the ISRO with ...

New Cost-cutting Cancer Drug Delivery System

...at around $802m (€611m), but with the potential to rocket up to $2bn for some drug candidates, any means of reducing development costs could be an attractive consideration for pharmaceutical companies. NDT's polymer-based carrier has the potential to be applied for use with a range of compounds treating ...

WATCH's 2006 List Of Ten Potentially - Dangerous Toys

... for young children. 9. Sky Blaster : All in one rocket launcher - could result in eye injuries. 10. Fear Factor Candy Challenge : Product encourages kids to engage in a competition to eat - could cause ingestion injuries. For more details visit http://toysafety.org/worstToyList_index.html SRI...

New Study Suggests Perchlorate Effects on Thyroid Function of U.S. Women

... Perchlorate’s main use is as an oxidizer in solid rocket fuels. Other uses include explosives, road flares, and pyrotechnics, and the chemical can also form naturally in the atmosphere. A combination of these sources has led to the widespread presence of perchlorate in groundwater, drinking water, and food...

Simi Valley Nuclear Meltdown Effects Greater than Suspected

... that lab workers exposed to radiation and certain rocket engine test chemicals had higher cancer death rate...Valley and was established in the 1940s to develop rocket engines and nuclear reactors for electricity. In July 1959, the Sodium Reactor Experiment suffered...

New Preventive Strategy to Fight Childhood Obesity

...ated drinks and not getting enough water. It's not rocket science, all of these habits lead to obesity.’ Source: Eurkalert...

Wake Up Call: U.N Takes Stock to Curb Fake Medicines Racket

...tentacles spreading world-wide and expected to sky rocket to the tune of $75 billion by 2010, making up almost 10% of the worldwide medicine trade according to the WHO, statistics. This will be a fatal blow to the sick, unwitting targets of a nefarious network. Howard Zucker, assistant director general fo...

Increase In Health Insurance Premium Likely In Australia

...t pressures are continually escalating. That's not rocket science. Everybody knows that the technology that is available for sick people today is 20 times better than it was not very long ago and it's more expensive," said Michael Armitage, Chief executive of Australian Health Insurance Association. Healt...

Rocket Factory Is Under The Risk Of Desert Fire In San Fernando

...shments have been evacuated in that region and the rocket factory which is considered to be highly toxic is ...factory is still there, this factory manufacturers rocket engines and said to contain huge amount of toxic chemicals which is used in its manufacture, the ris...

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