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Finding Cancer Could Be A Sniff Away
2012-12-06 14:31:10

A new study suggests that a doctor’s visit may not be all that necessary when trying to determine whether you have lung cancer, just ask your pet pooch.

Japan Unveils Prototype Of Faster Floating Train
2012-11-26 13:25:34

Japan unveils a prototype of its floating train, which is slated to be more efficient and can run at speeds up to 311 mph.

A Third Of Children Are Incorrectly Restrained In Cars
2012-10-09 18:54:22

In a new study published by the Norwegian Institute of Public Health, researchers found that car accidents are the main cause of serious injury and death among children in that country and that 37 percent of all children under the age of 16 are incorrectly restrained.

Child Car Seat Safety Guidelines Not Being Followed
2012-08-08 10:16:47

Researchers report that few parents and kids follow the safety recommendations for using restraints in car; there are also differences on seatbelt use depending on racial and ethnic background.

2012-08-07 23:20:42

Despite the fact that car crashes are the leading cause of death for children older than three years in the U.S. and send more than 140,000 children to the emergency room each year.


Word of the Day
upstander
  • A person who stands up for something, as contrasted to a bystander who remains inactive.
  • One of the upright handlebars on a traditional Inuit sled.
The word 'upstander' in the first sense here is a play on the word 'bystander' and the idea of 'standing up' for something.