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2014-01-06 10:13:44

Self-driving vehicles offer the promise of significant benefits to society, but raise several policy challenges, including the need to update insurance liability regulations and privacy concerns such as who will control the data generated by this technology, according to a new RAND Corporation study. "Our research finds that the social benefits of autonomous vehicles -- including decreased crashes, increased mobility and increases in fuel economy -- will outweigh the likely disadvantages,"...

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2010-04-26 14:32:53

Two studies in the April 27th issue of Current Biology, a Cell Press publication, offer rare glimpses into the ways that chimpanzees deal with the deaths of those closest to them. In one case, researchers describe the final hours and moment of death of an older female chimp living in a small group at a UK safari park as captured on video. In the other, researchers observed as two chimpanzee mothers in the wild carried their infants' mummified remains for a period of weeks after they were lost...

2009-09-30 10:14:00

CINCINNATI, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Michael Fisher has been elected the next president and CEO of Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center effective Jan. 1, 2010. Fisher, a respected business and civic leader, has been a member of the Cincinnati Children's Board of Trustees for five years. "During his time on the board, Michael has distinguished himself as a keen, insightful advisor and a passionate advocate for Cincinnati Children's," said Tom Cody, chairman of the...

2009-09-03 09:00:00

TROY, Mich., Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Altair Engineering, Inc., a leading global provider of technology and services that empowers client innovation and decision-making, announced today that High Modulus Europe, the UK office of a world-leading supplier of composite technology and structural engineering services, has selected the HyperWorks simulation suite to enhance its composite design process. This decision is part of High Modulus' strategy to standardize its virtual composite design...

2009-03-12 23:00:53

James Anderson's two free throws with 2 seconds left symbolized a wild day in the Big 12 Tournament Thursday and gave Oklahoma State a 71-70 win over Oklahoma. Both second-seeded Oklahoma and top-seeded Kansas, teams ranked seventh and 11th in the nation, were knocked out of the tournament. Kansas State also fell to a lower-seeded opponent. That left Missouri, which finished third in the regular-season standings, as the highest seeded team remaining going into Friday's semifinals. Baylor...

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2008-10-30 16:30:00

Although the technology behind mobile phone wallets is ready to go, the implementation of the idea is being held up as banks and telecom firms negotiate on the role each side will play and how the revenue will be shared. Mobile phone wallets would allow people to use their mobile phones to pay for things by simply flashing them near reading equipment in stores or in public transport.  In trials around the world, consumers have responded favorably to the technology's ease of use. On...

2005-10-31 13:14:17

By Andrew Stern CHICAGO (Reuters) - Two servings a day of soy protein -- such as that found in tofu, soy milk or soy powder -- can lower cholesterol levels by as much as 9 percent as long as the raw soy is uncooked, a study said on Monday. Soy-fortified muffins, cereals or nutritional bars in which the soy protein was baked at high temperatures do not provide the benefit, study author James Anderson said. An 8 percent to 9 percent drop in low-density lipoprotein, the so-called bad...

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2005-06-07 17:20:00

LEXINGTON, Ky. -- The labels in the snack food aisle promise low-fat, no-fat, low-cal and low-carb tasty treats. But what really makes a food healthy? And should we believe the commercial hype about soy products and our health? Renowned nutrition and weight-loss expert, and University of Kentucky physician and researcher, Dr. James Anderson addresses these and other questions in two articles in the June issue of the Journal of the American College of Nutrition. What is so good about soy? A...


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baudekin
  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.
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