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Nanoscale changes in collagen are a tipoff to bone health

December 22, 2009 12:25 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( University of Michigan ) Using a technique that provides detailed images of nanoscale structures, researchers at the University of Michigan and Detroit's Henry Ford Hospital have discovered changes in the collagen component of bone that directly relate to bone health.

New, virulent strain of MRSA poses renewed antibiotic resistance concerns

December 22, 2009 12:25 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( Oregon State University ) The often feared and sometimes deadly infections caused by MRSA -- methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus -- are now moving out of hospitals and emerging as an even more virulent strain in community settings and on athletic teams, and raising new...

Climate debate: What's warming us up? Human activity or Mother Nature?

December 22, 2009 12:25 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( American Chemical Society ) A major analysis of the climate debate concludes that the majority of scientists agree that global warming is primarily man-made, although a vocal minority of skeptics is holding onto the idea that Mother Nature is the cause. The cover story of current...


Chemistry makes the natural 'wonder fabric' -- wool -- more wonderful

December 22, 2009 12:25 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( American Chemical Society ) Scientists in China are reporting an advance that may improve the natural wonders of wool -- already regarded as the "wonder fabric" for its lightness, softness, warmth even when wet, and other qualities. They say the discovery could give wool a "brain,"...

School classroom air may be more polluted with ultrafine particles than outdoor air

December 22, 2009 12:25 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( American Chemical Society ) The air in some school classrooms may contain higher levels of extremely small particles of pollutants -- easily inhaled deep into the lungs -- than polluted outdoor air, scientists in Australia and Germany are reporting in an article in ACS'...

Novel nanotechnology heals abscesses caused by resistant staph bacteria

December 22, 2009 12:22 pm | by EurekAlert | News | Comments

( Albert Einstein College of Medicine ) Researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have developed a new approach for treating and healing skin abscesses caused by bacteria resistant to most antibiotics. The study appears in the journal PLoS One.

Feds Mull Regulating Drugs in Water

December 22, 2009 12:04 pm | by JEFF DONN, AP National Writer | News | Comments

Federal regulators under President Barack Obama have sharply shifted course on long-standing policy toward pharmaceutical residues in the nation's drinking water.

The Bladeless Fan

December 22, 2009 11:30 am | Videos | Comments

Sir James Dyson explains how his bladeless fan works.


Sarkozy wants global carbon talks in Paris: groups

December 22, 2009 11:27 am | by Reuters | News | Comments

PARIS (Reuters) - French President Nicolas Sarkozy wants to hold international talks in Paris next year to seek agreement on carbon emission cuts following the Copenhagen climate conference, environmental groups said on Tuesday.

The World's Smallest Snowman

December 22, 2009 11:26 am | Videos | Comments

Measuring 10 micrometers across, the world's smallest snowman is one-fifth the width of a human hair.

Huge Injection-Molding Machine Installation

December 22, 2009 11:22 am | Videos | Comments

The 225,000 pound hydraulic toggle injection molding system is one of the biggest machines of its kind in the U.S.

Why All the NASA Hate?

December 22, 2009 10:25 am | by JOEL HANS, Associate Editor, Industrial Maintenance & Plant Operation | Blogs | Comments

A colleague of mine wrote a column a while ago titled, “We Landed On The Moon, Big Deal.” There’s no mincing words here; it’s easy enough to tell what his stance on NASA is.

RI picks Chevron for Narragansett wind project

December 22, 2009 10:12 am | by ERIC TUCKER - Associated Press Writer - Associated Press | News | Comments

Rhode Island has selected Chevron Energy Solutions to develop and maintain several onshore wind turbines in the coastal town of Narragansett, Gov. Don Carcieri announced Tuesday.Chevron's proposal beat out bids from three other firms. It plans to finance the site work and turbine construction...

HP Probes 'Racist' Webcam Claim

December 22, 2009 9:26 am | by InformationWeek | News | Comments

YouTube video appears to show company's facial recognition technology only works with white people.

EU carbon prices close 2 percent higher

December 22, 2009 8:28 am | by Reuters | News | Comments

LONDON (Reuters) - Prices for European carbon emissions futures on Tuesday clawed back a little of Monday's 9 percent falls, as bearish sentiment waned over a watered-down deal at the U.N. climate talks in Copenhagen. EU Allowances for December 2010 delivery closed 2.01 percent higher at...


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