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The latest innovation in 3D printing – artificial ears – feel, look and behave identically to human ones. The new product developed in the US could provide patients who are missing all or just part of their ear with a chance at reconstructive surgery.
Cornell biomedical engineers and Weill Cornell Medical College…Continue
Added by Pam Vredenburg on February 21, 2013 at 9:27am — No Comments
A car bomb shook central Damascus on Thursday, exploding near the headquarters of the ruling Baath party and the Russian Embassy, officials and opposition activists said.
Syrian state TV reported the blast in the central Mazraa neighborhood, calling it a "terrorist" attack.
CBS News' George Baghdadi said…Continue
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The company that has become famous for, among other things, its riddle-me-this interview style is asking those eager to try their Glass product — essentially a wearable computer — to fill out an application.…Continue
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To reach the…Continue
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Fat children should be given gastric bypass surgery on the NHS to help them manage their weight, a leading professor has argued.
Dr David Haslam, head of the National Obesity Forum, said that not enough young people are offered surgery because NICE commissioning guidelines advise against…Continue
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On February 4, a week before Pope Benedict XVI's resignation, Vatican allegedly received a note from an undisclosed European government that stated that there are plans to issue a warrant for the Pope's arrest. …Continue
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Bruce Parton was only a few weeks from retirement after 30 years as a mail carrier in sunny Florida.
He never lived to fulfill his retirement plan of moving back to a quiet life in the Catskill mountains of New York, not far from where he grew up on Long…Continue
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A Georgia prison inmate found by doctors to be mildly retarded is scheduled to receive lethal injection on Tuesday, despite constitutional protections that exist to prohibit the execution of the mentally disabled.
More than 20 years after being convicted of murdering a fellow inmate while already behind bars, …Continue
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Swiss giant Nestle has become the latest food company hit by Europe's horsemeat scandal, announcing it is removing two pasta meals from supermarket shelves in Italy and Spain due to contamination.
The news came Monday as German discount chain Lidl pulled ready-made meals from the shelves of its Finnish,…Continue
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If you think pharmaceutical drugs, vaccines, and various other instruments of modern Western medicine are responsible for improving quality of life and increasing the average lifespan in America, think again. A report recently issued by the National Research Council (NRC) and…Continue
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Moscow believes an operable national defense against threats from outer space can be built within 10 years’ time. The 500-kiloton explosion of a space bolide above the Urals region has sped-up allocation of some $2 billion to prevent future threats.
Russian scientists have presented a federal program designed to…Continue
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A Maryland court has ruled that police are responsible for the death of a mentally disabled man. The homicide occurred after the man refused to leave a movie theater, prompting police to pin him down on the ground until he suffocated to death.
Robert Saylor, a 26-year-old Maryland man who suffered from Down…Continue
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The 21-year-old Ohio woman in need of a liver transplant died Monday afternoon.
Chelsea Lingenfelter was diagnosed with a rare kind of liver cancer at the age of 4 and received a partial transplant from her mother. But over the years, complications left the organ scarred and damaged, meaning only a full-size liver would…Continue
URGENT POST -
My Brother, Connaire Daniels left home (Salisbury QLD) Sunday 17th Feb at 11:30 am heading towards Southbank, Brisbane to meet friends. He has not been heard from since.
He was wearing a White shirt with Dark Print, Cream shoes, Red vans (shoes) and…
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It hasn’t drawn much attention, but Facebook’s first annual earnings report contains an accounting gem: a multibillion-dollar tax deduction for the cost of executive stock options and share awards.
Even though Facebook (…Continue
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The world’s first bionic eye has been approved by America’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA). The futuristic retinal prosthesis will be used to treat a certain type of blindness.
The product, which has been named Argus II, was designed by California-based Second Sight – which focuses on developing, manufacturing,…Continue
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The government reportedly repositioned several of their Homeland Security ammunition containers…Continue
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Boycotts are a time-honored means of protest in our capitalist system. Nothing speaks to private enterprise like the loss of revenue, so people frequently boycott businesses in the U.S. to make a point or encourage a policy change. But you have probably never heard of a company boycotting potential costomers — until today.
Added by Pam Vredenburg on February 16, 2013 at 12:36pm — No Comments
Autopsy results on former Los Angeles police officer Christopher Dorner show he died from a single gunshot wound to the head that was likely self-inflicted, authorities said Friday.
The renegade cop killed four people and wounded three others as part of a vendetta against…Continue
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