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Tiny Lives Snuffed Out Due To Bad Plumbing

Years later, the painful truth behind the death of six pre-term babies in Quebec has finally come to light. Officials of the hospital where the incidents// occurred-Quebec’s Sainte- Justine Hospital revealed the cause as bacteria breeding in faulty sinks of the neo-natal intensive care ward. Th...

Stop Smoking, Start Living: World No Tobacco Day

...al forms but the popular ones are the ubiquitous cigarettes and cigars . Tobacco can also be smoked in pipes or hookahs. They can be chewed upon or snuffed too. Regional products like the bidis , manufactured in India, are also very popular. With powerful anti-smoking campaign on the rise the toba...
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Fossil bone bed helps reconstruct life along California's ancient coastline

... unlikely cause. "These animals were dying over the whole area, but no sediment deposition was going on, possibly related to rising sea levels that snuffed out silt and sand deposition or restricted it to the very near-shore environment," Pyenson said. "Once sea level started going down, then more sedimen...

New research reveals shark superhighways and hotspots

...d important clues as to where management efforts can be focused to greatest effect, and offer hope in the process. Many pelagic sharks are getting snuffed out from longliners that target tunas and swordfish, while deep sea sharks are caught in bottom trawls and gillnets, explains Lance Morgan, a marine s...
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Cray Rides Again

...e company with the name in supercomputing is looking toward the future with a twinkle in its corporate eye that, just a few years ago, had nearly been snuffed out. After prospering throughout the 1980s, the market for supercomputers dwindled and the company was purchased by Silicon Graphics Corp . (SGI)...

Who is minding the Innovation Gap?

... a reaction is determined by the slowest (or rate-limiting) step in that process. The Innovation Gap is more than just a sad litany of promising ideas snuffed out and laid to rest but rather, in my estimation, the rate-limiting step along the arduous journey of bringing life-saving ideas from initial con...
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