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In China, Online Gamers Raking in the Cash

... "China has too large a population and too limited space for entertainment, that's why computer games are so popular," he says. So instead of sweating it out on the sports field, Zhao spends 20 to 30 hours a week in World of Warcraft, Lineage and other fantasy universes, which are typically set in ancien...

Malaysian Astronaut to Conduct Cancer Research in Space

...s first astronaut, involved in a 25 million dollar space programme, will carry out scientific research incl...alaysians thought sending a fellow countryman into space was a waste of time and money. "Worse, many think we will spin a top in space or make milk tea," h...

Botox Offers Via Mail Order Enrages Plastic Surgeons

... plastic surgery firm- Transform, and which shared space with items of clothing from company Grattan, has been receiving brickbats from many of Britains cosmetic surgeons. The Grattan catalogue enables shoppers to buy treatments, pay over a number of weeks and have their procedure at any clinic run by Tra...

Experts Need to Include Children in Research

...rooms and two ensuite inpatient rooms, with enough space for a child and their parent to sleep in and with a monitoring room between. It also has a large waiting and play area, a lung function investigation room, a laboratory, offices for staff, a reception and a treatment room. The first studies to b...

Radical Change in the Lifestyle Might Bring a Greener Future for Brits

...s that we need a huge programme, a bit like the US space project in the Sixties. When that was launched it was known to be a huge target, but the driving force to make it work was there. We think that zero carbon Britain can do that again - it can give us a positive future. It is a political challenge but ...

Brits Need to Change Lifestyle to Have a Greener Future: Report

...s that we need a huge programme, a bit like the US space project in the Sixties. When that was launched it was known to be a huge target, but the driving force to make it work was there. We think that zero carbon Britain can do that again - it can give us a positive future. It is a political challenge but ...

Envisat Captured Breath of Volcano

...ired from as near as possible to the same point in space at different times, to create digital elevation mo...s. Combined radar and optical data acquired from space are also very useful when an eruption begins. The synoptic view taken from optical and radar instrum...

Spacesuits of the Future Will Be as Flexible as Spidermans

...echnology (MIT) are working towards constructing a space suit that promises to be more flexible allowing as...tional spacesuit, the astronaut must return to the space station or home base immediately, before life-threatening decompression occurs. However, with the Bi...

Worms are Killing the Planet

... up in domestic wormeries which enable people with space as limited as a balcony to compost their kitchen waste. Domestic wormeries are dustbin-sized boxes formed from several trays, with names such as Can-O-Worms; into which reared worms are introduced. Some are even made to look like beehives, accordin...

Alcohol may Help You to Be Cool

...romoting thoughts, in effect reduces the cognitive space available for inclinations towards violence, Giancola said....

Help is Hard to Find for Child Sex Abuse Victims in India

...ty. New Delhi, a city of 14 million, has shelter space for just 2,500 children, half of them run by welfare group Prayas, which conducted the child abuse study released in April. The group says counselling does help the children and teenagers who come to them. "We want to remind them there is a secon...

Non-invasive Screening in Early Pregnancy Halves Down's Syndrome Births

...rasound. This test looks at thickness of the black space (fluid) in the neck area of the fetus. If there is more than the normal amount of fluid the risk of Down syndrome is increased. Likewise if there is a certain combination of serum markers in the maternal blood test, taken at the same time, there is t...

Early Pregnancy Test Reduces Down Syndrome in Children

...rasound. This test looks at thickness of the black space (fluid) in the neck area of the fetus. If there is more than the normal amount of fluid the risk of Down syndrome is increased. Likewise if there is a certain combination of serum markers in the maternal blood test, taken at the same time, there is...

Non-invasive Screening in Early Pregnancy Halves Down's Syndrome Births

...rasound. This test looks at thickness of the black space (fluid) in the neck area of the fetus. If there is more than the normal amount of fluid the risk of Down syndrome is increased. Likewise if there is a certain combination of serum markers in the maternal blood test, taken at the same time, there is t...

US Astronauts Successfully Complete Fourth Space Walk

(RIA Novosti) Astronauts from the Atlantis space shuttle have completed a fourth space walk on the International Space Station (ISS), a spokesperson for the US National Aeronautics and Sp...

Sunita Returns June 21 After 194-day Record Space Odyssey

...turn home June 21 after a record breaking 194-day space odyssey by a woman with the mission managers givin... ground control before the astronauts floated into space shuttle Atlantis that would take them home. Undocking at 10.42 a.m. (8.12 pm IST) Tuesday, Atlanti...

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

...e idea of mobile phones being used in the confined space of an airliner risks making talkative travellers a serious threat to peace. "One wouldn't necessarily want to be sat next to someone who talked for the whole flight," he said. "But the cabin crew have control over the system. If an aircraft is flying...

Being Employed on the Moon can Cause Depression

...settlements of tomorrow - or, for that matter, the space stations of today - carry long-term implications for the mental health of employees working in isolation for extended periods. Depression and anxiety will reach new levels among those employees, creating mental and cardiovascular health problems as w...

Civic Authorities in US Seek to Stem Urban Decay

...lish vacant houses and buildings and open up green space in Youngstown in northeast Ohio . The hope is th...here has been talk of expanding parks, giving more space to an old cemetery and even agriculture....

Exposure to Computer Games can Be 'good' for Kids, Says New Study

...their parents, it is not surprising virtual public space has become increasingly attractive as a leisure se...ions and structures of the material world. It is a space in which young people can establish their presence, identity and meaning in ways that might not be a...

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