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Elderly Car Crash Deaths Down in Last Decade

...oup constitutes the fastest-growing age bracket in the country. To gauge how population trends translate into road fatalities, McCartt and her team crunched numbers on car crashes deaths between 1997 and 2006 that had been collected by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's Fatality Analysis ...

Obese Kids More Prone to Limb Injuries in Car Crashes

...etween 2 and 5 are obese, a statistic that rises to around 17 percent for those between the ages of 6 and 19. In the current analysis, the authors crunched numbers gathered by the national Partners for Child Passenger Safety study, conducted between 2000 and 2006. That study focused on more than 3,200 chi...

Actress, Author Mariel Hemingway & Travelers Advantage Say: Treat Yourself To a Healthy Cruise

... exercise -- try everything from ping-pong to golf. And don't forget that dancing is a wonderful workout. -- Relax with a spa treatment -- After you crunched the calories, relax with a refreshing and rejuvenating spa treatment. Cruise lines have tapped into the spa craze, and offer many indulgences to take ...

Health Insurance Premiums Skyrocket

...from the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality's Medical Expenditure Panel Surveys, conducted between 2001 and 2005. SHADAC researchers also crunched numbers from U.S. Census Bureau information collected between 2001 and 2007. The study's premium-to-income comparisons demonstrate that employees w...

Digital Mammography Better Than Film for Some Women

... for pre- and perimenopausal women under age 50 with dense breasts." Earlier this month, a study that appeared in the Annals of Internal Medicine crunched the same DMIST data and found that digital mammography was only cost-effective for this particular group of women. In digital mammography, the X-ra...

A Little Regular Exercise Extends Men's Lives

...asked to run until fatigued, at which point the researchers recorded the total amount of energy expended and oxygen consumed. The numbers were then crunched into "metabolic equivalents," or METS. In turn, the researchers graded the fitness of each man according to his MET score, ranging from "low-fit" (bel...
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Long lost sisters

...am Medical Center to analyze African DNA. Their goal was to study obscure population patterns from hundreds of thousands of years ago. Rosset, who crunched numbers and did the essential statistical analysis for the National Geographic Society's Genographic Project, said the team was trying to understand t...

Monarch butterflies help explain why parasites harm hosts

...that each spore is 1/100th the size of the powdery scales on butterfly wings. A single egg can have more than 1,000 spores on it. The researchers crunched the numbers and found clear support of a hypothesis that is popular among scientists but, until now, had not been well studied in a naturally occurrin...

To catch a panda

...heries and wildlife. For the past dozen years, the MSU Center for Systems Integration and Sustainability, led by Liu, painstakingly has gathered and crunched data on the pandas habitat, in collaboration with Professor Zhiyun Ouyang at the Chinese Academy of Sciences and Director Hemin Zhang at Wolong Nature...

New membrane strips carbon dioxide from natural gas faster and better

... This membrane has enormous potential to transform natural gas processing plants, Freeman said, including offshore platforms, which are especially crunched for space. To better understand how the plastic works, Dr. Anita Hill and her group at Australias national science agency analyzed the material usi...
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How's the State of the State? It depends on what numbers are crunched

Show me a governor who delivers a State of the State speech that is anything less than optimistic, and Ill show you an aspiring ex-governor. Whether Republican or Democrat, riding high in the polls or battling mediocre approval ratings, Wisconsin governors always use their annual State of the...

Stanford: Quantum computing spins closer

... the usual zero and one) and may be manipulated from one state to another. The faster these electrons can be switched, the more quickly numbers can be crunched in a quantum fashion, with its intrinsic advantages over traditional computing designs. The qubit in the Stanford experiment was manipulated and me...

The more things change ...

... claiming failure rates of up to 20 percent. The tag manufacturer was suggesting other factors like poor paper quality or even embedded tags being crunched when the paper was rolled up to tightly. Whatever the cause, having 20 percent of one's inventory disappear off the virtual landscape of RFID prob...
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