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Pharaoh Hatshepsut Died in Pain Due to Cancer
...s origins, it is very likely that Queen Hatshepsut spent
her last days in pain," Selim said. "A bone tumour is certainly painful. The picture emerging from the mummy is not only unflattering, but would indicate rather poor health. But with the data at our disposal, I think any diagnosis is merely specula...
Live Earth Will Make the World More Aware of the Crisis Facing the Earth, Hopes Al Gore
...sed to power the speakers and lights, and the fuel spent
on ferrying musicians and their equipment to the venues by plane and lorry. Wall said: 'We are trying to minimise the carbon as much as possible. Most artists are coming from nearby areas. Madonna, for example, lives in London and will be performin...
Yawning Actually Helps You Keep Awake
... that makes a group more alert. The researchers spent
months observing 44 students, investigating why they yawned and what was the outcome of yawning. They found that the physical mechanism of yawning cooled the brain, and made it function more efficiently. According to our hypothesis, rather than ...
Too Much of Videogames Hampers Study Time in Children
...ames and children. Teenagers who play videogames spent
30 percent less time reading and 34 percent less t...that video games did not appear to hamper the time spent
with family and friends. "Gamers did spend less time reading and doing homework. But they didn't s...
Nutrition Education Has Proved to Be Futile
...in the program and those who weren't. Teachers who spent
more hours on nutrition education had no greater impact than those who didn't. And parent behavior didn't change either. Kids don't change because they've been eating it for so long they're just accustomed to eating that way. The federal pilot pr...
EU Aims to Shake Up Wine Industry With Root-and-branch Reform
... billion euros (1.8 billion dollars) was currently spent
in "a very inefficient way" despite huge challenge...ld journalists. With 500 million euros currently spent
each year getting rid of unsold wine, her proposed solution focused on abolishing measures used to d...
Now, Dads to Get Text Alerts on How to Raise Their Children
...ding will be split, with 10.5 million pounds to be spent
on improving telephone help-lines and 23 millionpounds going into an innovation fund to encourage support services to find new ways to reach parents....
US Teens Charged With Gang Raping a Woman
... crowd. I don't know." He acknowledged he hasn't spent
as much time with his son as he should have after ...cade together. "It's been a while since I really spent
a lot of time with him," Walker said. In the meantime, his son has been getting in trouble with th...
Drug Firm on the Threshold of Developing Dengue Vaccine
... between $500 million to $1 billion will have been spent
on research and development....
Doctors Not Exempt from Competition Law, Australian Commission Warns
...ce Medal in recognition of his efforts. He also spent
a month in the frontlines of the war-torn Serbian province of Kosovo in 1999, as well as a year in the Palestinian territory of Gaza in the early 1990s. Meantime the South Australian president of the AMA, Peter Ford, called on the ACCC to recognis...
Eastern Equine Encephalitis Spreading Its Tentacles in Massachusetts
...d with her husband last June to Wareham, where she spent
her free time gardening and enjoying the beach dow...g, said her daughter, Kathy, of Weymouth. Phillips spent
time at Tobey Hospital and New England Medical Center. Eventually, doctors told the family that Phil...
Ginger Spice Determined to Win Bulimia Battle
... sessions. Accompanied by pet shitzu Harry, Geri spent
15 minutes at the West End's Life Works facility, ...Spice Girls reunion tour this winter, subsequently spent
an hour at Over/Under Eaters Anonymous. Bulimia is an eating disorder in which the subject engages...
MIT's Green Nano-factories to Produce Eco-friendly Batteries
...governments, corporations, and venture capitalists spent
12 billion dollars on nano-technology research and development worldwide. Nano-technology promises to change just about everything-our medical care, energy sources, communications and food. It is leading us to what many in government and industry are...
Replacement Drivers Lend a Helping Hand to the Drunk and Stranded in Korea
...Seoul to get another order. He said he sometimes spent
time at a 24-hour cafe, waiting for bus service to resume at 5 a.m. About 80 percent of the passengers on the first bus bound for Seoul are replacement drivers, he said. We recognize each other by how weary we look. Hur starts his evening by travel...
Physios Find It Difficult to Find Job in NHS
... scrapheap and feeling betrayed. Karen Holmes has spent
the last six years at university training to become a physiotherapist. She is currently working 26 hours a week, earning 5.69 an hour, as a cashier at Asdas Cardiff Bay supermarket. And her dream of becoming a physiotherapist is on hold. The 26-year...
Tobacco Industry Promotes Antismoking Campaigns
...rent always getting out there because of the money spent
by the tobacco industry to eliminate them, said Ib...anipulate by marketing. The tobacco industry has spent
more money in advertising in light of successful media campaigns that target large audiences. From...
Canadian Cancer Society Calls for Ban on Asbestos
...nment has been a strong backer of asbestos. It has spent
about $19.2-million from 1984 to 2007, including regular funding of the Montreal-based Chrysotile Institute, to promote asbestos use. Although many countries have banned asbestos, Canada continues to allow it in children's toys and building materia...
Millions Spent, but the Indian Capital's River Still Stinks
...that's after at least 350 million dollars has been spent
on cleaning it up. Now, with New Delhi to host t... April. A national river cleaning programme also spent
175 million on the river, more than a third of that in Delhi. But the city grew -- from 1991 to 20...
Inquest of Date-rape Drug Victim Attracts Wide Attention in Australia
...o several witnesses had testified that the men had spent
most of the time on the cruise allegedly propositioning a number of female passengers of varying ages. Among numerous acts of alleged sexual harassment were asking a 15 year old to do an erotic dance in their cabin for cash, entering a cabin of 4 g...
Determining the Sex of the Baby in Wild West Way
...ay that these tests are scientific." Bianchi has spent
more than 20 years studying the movement of fetal cells and nucleic acids between the fetus and its mother. Fetal stem cells and white blood cells can remain in the mother's blood for decades, which means the fetal cells found in a pregnant woman's b...
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