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Fly Killer

09/12/2016 by PAPADOC
I sometimes have a large concentration of flies in my trash can. The can is located about 50' from the back door. The trash is picked up once a week....
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Views: 465, Comments: 43
Last comment 09/16/2016 by ozzb

Opportunist Wasp

09/01/2016 by JohnDG
Perhaps a bit OT for an engineering forum, but an interesting observation - I wonder whether anyone else has spotted similar? While having a smoke br...
Views: 919, Comments: 36
Last comment 09/06/2016 by James Stewart
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Medical Equipment Design

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Implants Connect Using Wi-Fi

09/21/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Due to their size and location in the body, most medical implants are too power-limited to transmit data via traditional wireless routes. Wireless con...
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Tiny Tools Come into the Fold

04/20/2016 by Engineering360 eNewsletter
Brigham Young University researchers use principles of origami to design surgical tools so small that incisions will heal on their own - without sutu...
Views: 293, Comments: 1
Last comment 04/21/2016 by SolarEagle
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Sports, Fitness, and Nutrition

215 blog entries, 3158 comments (1 Viewing)

Debunking Hydration Myths

09/12/2016 by Jonathan Fuller
Recent American culture seems to obsess over hydration. I personally remember the turning point being during my high school years, around 2000, when c...
Pathfinder Tags: batmanghelidj hydration hyponatremia
Views: 303, Comments: 28
Last comment 09/16/2016 by phoenix911

Chemophobia (Or, The Dangers of Dihydrogen Monoxide)

09/01/2016 by Jonathan Fuller
Last week I ran across a post by a well-known food-industry critic warning that beloved snack crackers Cheez-Its are toxic. Cheez-Its contain soybean...
Pathfinder Tags: chemistry chemophobia food
Views: 366, Comments: 19
Last comment 09/12/2016 by James Stewart
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Biomedical Engineering

196 blog entries, 1963 comments (1 Viewing)

Motion Sick - A Mystery Solved

09/05/2016 by Chelsey H
Recently I went on a dinner cruise for my papa’s birthday. It was a huge boat on Lake George and before we had even left the dock before I had e...
Views: 306, Comments: 10
Last comment 09/08/2016 by James Stewart

Adding Color to a Color Blind World

08/29/2016 by Chelsey H
Are you color blind? Color blindness affects 1 in 12 men and 1 in 200 women. A new pair of glasses is able to correct color blindness for millions of...
Views: 369, Comments: 8
Last comment 08/30/2016 by Rixter
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Healthcare Engineering

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A New Weapon In the Zika Virus Fight

02/18/2016 by cheme_wordsmithy
You may have heard about the Zika virus in the news. It's the latest in a long line of mosquito-born illnesses that seems to be spreading in epidemic...
Views: 476, Comments: 13
Last comment 02/20/2016 by SolarEagle

No Evidence that Cancer Screening Saves Lives

01/13/2016 by Quasar
An article in the British Medical Journal argues that screening for cancer has never been shown to save lives. The authors focus on the difference...
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Last comment 01/15/2016 by jmueller
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IBM Opens a New Frontier in Healthcare Analytics

08/21/2015 posted in Editor's Desk
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My colleague, Stephen Holloway, offers fascinating insight into IBM's recent deal that more closely aligns big data and analytics with healthcare. A p...
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01/26/2015 posted in Light & Laser Blog
by CR4 Guest Author
Imagine you are going out with your shy single friend to a party, he / she is talking to a nice potential match, but your friend starts to melt down....
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Pareiasaurs – Possible Relatives of Turtles

08/02/2013 posted in Animal Science
by SavvyExacta
Haven't heard of the pareiasaur? Me either, until I read an article in ScienceDaily. According to a study published in the Journal of Vertebrate P...
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Chatting with Canines

07/17/2013 posted in Animal Science
I have one particular family member who is a rather quiet sort. No matter my attempts to levy conversation, she'll just sit there quietly and stare...
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Unusual Bird Nest Building Materials

06/28/2013 posted in Animal Science
by SavvyExacta
It's a little late for most species of birds to be nesting but some, like these cedar waxwings, are still at it. Seeing this bird with such a huge am...
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