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Freak Incident Kills College Kid
...ot onto the passenger sideboard and hung on to the ski
rack on the car roof. Koster was thrown off when Dowds drove the vehicle into a tree, according to police reports. This impact threw Koster into the right lane of the traffic ridden highway. He was later taken to the Beverly Hospital where he was pro...
Better Ice Creams And Artificial Snow, Courtesy Bacteria
...for making snow in artificial environments such as ski
centres, and in waste-water purification. "Selecting for rare microbes that seem to stick to ice has been fun, but now the real work begins to find out what genes are responsible for this attraction," notes Dr Walker, who is internationally known f...
Home Is Where the Gym Is
...se combine stair-stepping motion and cross-country ski
motion to produce a low-impact cardiovascular workout. The result is less stress on joints than walking produces. Elliptical trainers are a good choice for people who have knee problems, arthritis or other joint problems. Look for a stable machine ...
Defibrillators Should Be Available in Ski Resorts
As the ski
season gets underway, doctors in this week’s BMJ say that more defibrillators should be placed in ski
resorts to help prevent sudden cardiac deaths//. Automated external defibrillators (AEDs) are elect...
Bolivian Glacier Melts, Dangerously Fast
...hacaltaya was famous for being the world's highest ski
run at 5,300 metres (17,400 feet). Not anymore. What was once a 500-metre long glacier are just two separate areas of ice, latest photographs show. Chacaltaya has indeed become an icon of the effects of global warming, and a laboratory for predict...
EU Pushes Asian Nations on Climate Change Goals
... Later, hundreds of far-left demonstrators wearing ski
masks built a barricade and set it ablaze in a counterculture section of Hamburg. Police extinguished the fire, shoved barricade aside and arrested 24 demonstrators on suspicion of violence including attacks on security officers and making firebomb...