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Study Finds Developing Countries Suffer From Poor Hospital Care
2012-03-15 06:56:12

A new study finds that patient safety is lacking in the world’s developing countries, according to a study published in the British Medical Journal.

Solar Storm Threat Appears To Have Passed
2012-03-09 12:26:43

Two recent Coronal Mass Ejections (CMEs) -- massive bursts of solar wind produced by the Sun -- appear to have caused little or no damage to electrical systems, according to scientists.

Invasive Species Put Antarctic Natives At Risk
2012-03-06 11:15:04

As temperatures warm along Antarctica’s outer fringes, it allows for invasive plants and organisms to be carried in inadvertently by visiting scientists and tourists, putting the pristine ecosystem at risk, researchers have found.

Fiery Meteor Reported In UK Skies Saturday Night
2012-03-05 05:18:06

Both police telephone lines and Twitter alike were inundated with reports of what is believed to have been a large, fiery meteor streaking in the skies above the UK, with sightings ranging from the northern part of Scotland to the southern edge of England.

UK Scientific Group To Study Ethics Of Neurotechnologies
2012-03-01 14:43:37

The same technology currently used to help stimulate parts of the brain and help stroke, dementia, and depression patients could be adapted to create weapons that can be fired with a single thought and other non-medical purposes.

Triceratops And Torosaurus: Are They Really Different?
2012-03-01 09:10:04

A debate over whether Triceratops and Torosaurus are two different life stages of the same species has been decided in a new analysis of the prehistoric specimens classifying them into two distinct groups.

GPS Jammers Could Spell Trouble In The UK
2012-02-22 11:13:42

New groundbreaking research has revealed that Global Positioning System (GPS) jammers in use on British roads are potentially a major threat to tracking systems and mobile networks.


Word of the Day
bawbee
  • A coin originally worth six pennies Scots, and later three; held equivalent to an English halfpenny.
  • (in plural) Money; cash.
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