Pitching Prowess May Start With the Pelvis
Tests involving pro players show that stability equates to success,,
FRIDAY, May 29 (HealthDay News) -- Good pelvic control can give pitchers the extra edge they need to rule the mound, say U.S. researchers.
They studied the pelvic control of 24 pitchers, ages 18 to 26, in the Pitts...
Mens Sexual Prowess Not Affected by Prostate Cancer Drug
Men worried about taking finasteride, a drug proven effective in preventing prostate cancer, just because it might effect their performance in the bedroom, can now put their fears to rest, thanks to a new study.
The study, by researchers from the Southwest Oncology Group, found that thoug...
How about Dr. Google? Search engine’s prowess in medical diagnosis stumps researcher
If your General Practitioner is at the wits end trying to find an answer to a diagnostic problem, the solution might be available with a simple mouse// click. Google, a force to be reckoned in the world wide web of reliable searches, and a veritable repertoire of information is soon getting popular...
Survey Compares Aussie and English Barbeque Attitudes
...-- As the battle for the Ashes is played out on the cricket pitch, 2,000 English and 2,000 Australians living in England have been questioned on their prowess
and behaviours at the barbecue in a poll* commissioned by the AXA PPP healthcare Nutrition and Fitness website ( http://nutritionandfitness.axappphe...
MIQS Software Again Recognized by the Computerworld Honors Program; Wins Top Award
...y reduced costs and increased revenues.
"Each Laureate selected for this honor understands the importance of using one's resources and technical prowess
to benefit one's fellow man," said Bob Carrigan, Chairman of the Computerworld Honors Program Chairmen's Committee and President, IDG Communications. ...
Youth and Driving Don't Always Mix Safely
... Teens' opinions of their driving prowess
pose risks on the road, experts say,,
SATURDAY, May 23 (HealthDay News) -- Teen drivers are more likely than adults to crash their car, du...
Kidney Care Partners Applauds Governor Sebelius's Appointment as U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services
... Dialysis Community Confident of Kansas Governor's Record of Patients First and prowess
at Navigating Complex Health Care Issues
WASHINGTON, April 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kidney Care Partners, a coalition of patient advocates,...
HealthEquity, a Leading Healthcare Account Administrator, Licenses Thomson Reuters Information Solutions to Help People Make Better Healthcare Decisions
... and hospital performance. The launch of Consumer Advantage, and its implementation by HealthEquity, puts this high-caliber information and analytical prowess
into the hands of healthcare consumers.
HealthEquity has implemented several components of the Consumer Advantage solution, including:
Brits Kiss With Confidence - Some More Than Others
... and posters of sexy celebrities in a bid to up their game. A fifth of people have read up on techniques or used the web to improve their puckering up prowess
Nearly a third of people (31%) admit that they are more likely to have a one night stand with a stranger if they're a good kisser
Universal Music Enterprises (UMe) and Body By Jake Global Create the World's First Digital Fitness Music Label
...rman & CEO of Body By Jake Global .
This multi-year agreement will tap UMe's extensive catalog and UMe's award-winning sales and marketing prowess
to create and distribute music collections for a wide variety of fitness workouts, from yoga to Pilates, mountain biking to weight training, and every...
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First fuel-handling facility in the Galapagos earns environmental certification
... America," said Bill Reinert, national manager for advanced technologies at Toyota Motor Sales. "WWF's conservation expertise and Toyota's engineering prowess
are the perfect combination for real transformation in the Galpagos and we look forward to continuing to work with the Ecuadorian Government to reform...
Fiddler crabs reveal honesty is not always the best policy
... , the study is the first direct evidence that crabs "bluff" about their fighting ability.
The signals animals send each other about their fighting prowess
- and the honesty of these signals - is a long-standing problem in evolutionary biology. Despite their size - they are just two centimetres across - f...
Acoustical Meeting, Nov. 10-14, 2008 in Miami, Florida
...s were just too slow and are unable to learn to get out of the way of the boats, so the boats had to slow down. He noted manatees have the "cognitive prowess
to learn and remember as well as dolphins and killer whales," and when motivated "manatees can explode with a burst of power and move about 21 feet in...
Where will we find the next generation of engineers?
...uates while 30 states and the District of Columbia decreased between 1986 and 2006.
The space race was won in no small part through the engineering prowess
of young students who were emboldened by the launch of Sputnik. says Schuckman. While there is no definitive Sputnik moment today, the competitivenes...
Could 'hairy roots' become biofactories?
...h most other plant cell cultures. San '78, Rice's E.D. Butcher Professor of Bioengineering, said scientists have long wanted to harness the production prowess
of hairy roots for industry, but first they must determine the long-term stability of the genetically altered roots.
In the new study, San and Rice...
American Chemical Society's Weekly PressPac -- Oct. 3, 2007
...th most other plant cell cultures.
In the new study, Ka-Yiu San and colleagues point out that scientists have long wanted to harness the production prowess
of hairy roots for industry, but first needed to determine the long-term stability of genetically-altered roots.
They report maintaining growth of ...
Male reindeer inflate a large air sac in the neck region to emit their hoarse rutting calls
... A group of European scientists have determined that a male reindeer's air sac, influencing vocal sound and neck contour, may contribute to his sexual prowess
and reproductive success. The results of this research have recently been published in Journal of Anatomy.
As in other species with harem-like matin...
Is there a pilot in the insect?
...a pinhead, manage to make such a magnificent job of controlling its flight, and avoid crashing to the ground? Today it is known that the sensory motor prowess
of these flying miniatures depends on the nervous system, made up of between one hundred thousand and one million neurons. When an insect, bird or pi...
MIT chemist discovers secret behind nature's medicines
...nan's recent crystallography sleuthing, the secret to the enzyme's enviable prowess
has come to light and it appears almost anti-climactic. It's simply a matte...gant beauty in this simplicity," and it may be what gives other enzymes the prowess
required for making other medicinally valuable halogenated natural products...
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Scientists peel away the mystery behind gold's catalytic prowess
Few materials have exercised as much of a hold on the human imagination, or on human history, as has gold.
But for all of its popular uses money, medals, jewelry and more gold's potential as a catalyst lay hidden until the 1980s, when Masatake Haruta and Graham Hutchings independently discove...
Nanostructure boosts efficiency in energy transport
... an engineered structure nearly invisible to the human eye.
Titanium dioxide has played a key role in early water-splitting research because of its prowess
as a catalyst. However, its light absorption is confined to ultraviolet rays only and the material is also a relatively poor conductor.
Wang and hi...
Like an arrow: Jumping insects use archery techniques
... 700 mm - more than 100 times their own body length. Research published today in the open access journal BMC Biology reveals that they achieve their prowess
by flexing bow-like structures between their hind legs and wings and releasing the energy in one giant leap in a catapult-like action.
Familybuilder Launches the Familybuilder Global Network at DEMOfall 08
...- priced at an
unprecedented $59.95 -- to help people learn more about their lineages and
find long lost relatives. By combining its social networking prowess
the lowest price point found anywhere, Familybuilder seeks to bring DNA to
The $59.95 offering is the lowest available anywhere for ...
The Search for new Global Technologies
..., some 15 companies, to show me a range of excellent technology products. Many in the U.S. tech community have the impression that Israel's technology prowess
is honed through mandatory military service that gathers top engineers to work on the hard technology problems of security, imaging, mapping, and the ...
ConjuGon lands $1 million angel investment
...s improvements to their core technology for antibacterial treatment.
We have made a lot of progress to date, he said. That combination of technical prowess
with experienced management has helped a lot so far.
Les Chappell is a staff writer for WTN and can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org ....
UW-Madison helps Imago carry out its big vision for seeing small
.... "It's one thing to have good ideas. It's another thing to execute. And execution like this is the domain of engineering."
To find the engineering prowess
it relies on to succeed, Madison-based Imago has rarely needed to look any further than its own backyard. Like Kelly himself, most of the company's te...
Thomson lends perspective to stem cell expectations
... Paul Barford, spoke before a gathering of about 30 executive leaders with UW educations. Morgridge convened the meeting to emphasize the university's prowess
at producing leaders of major public companies - it has turned out more Standard & Poor's 500 CEOs than any other university - and to re-engage them...
Indian trade possibilities boggle the mind
... interest and research, including nanotechnology, biotechnology, and biofuels, and was quite interested to be hearing about Illinois and the Midwest's prowess
in this area.
State competition for Indian resources
Illinois' timing for this trade mission and the new trade office is very good, but Illino...
Stem cells get most attention, but they are only part of Wisconsin's bio-portfolio
...sin policy leaders should recognize that and use this amazing, homegrown science as something of a high-tech loss leader. Every time we talk about our prowess
in stem-cell R&D, let's also seize the chance to remind the world that Wisconsin has a well-rounded bio-portfolio.
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