Hurricane Sandy deals blow to medical research, wiping out NYU lab mice

Researchers at NYU worry the mice they use to study human disease may have perished in the flooding caused by Superstorm Sandy.

It has been reported that the New York University Hospital has lost thousands of laboratory mice to Hurricane Sandy  This will setback research that could take years to correct, according to scientists.

 

 

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Sundial will beam you the weather, your appointments, stock markets and whatever else you please

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Wall clocks are usually used to indicate time and at the very least to look pretty. What if we were to add laser beams, touchpad UI, WiFi, bluetooth and computer syncing? Now wouldn’t that be a fantastic concept!  (Pics)

 

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Top 10 best small towns in America 2011

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Louisville, Colorado, home of the DaVinci Institute, has been
ranked No. 1 as the best small city in America.

In the minds of most people the phrase “small town” conjures up images of happier times.When the economy wasn’t in the current state it is now. When unemployment wasn’t above 9%. When people didn’t stress out about home values. When school budgets weren’t under siege. Those were the days, right?

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From hot nights To dusty days – broken weather records are the new normal

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The red indicates weather stations where U.S. Daily Highest Min Temperature Records were set on July 21, 2011

The 21st of July, it was hotter than hell across much of the Eastern US. Nights, which tend to have the daily minimum, were especially unpleasant. Out of 5,569 daily minimums recorded on the 21st, 188 broke previous records and another 138 tied them (exceeding or equaling, respectively, the previous record for daily minimum temperature)…

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Airplanes can alter weather increasing chances of rain and snow: Study

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Aircraft increase the chances of snow or rain when they punch holes in clouds after taking off.

Airplanes can influence local weather when they take off and land.  Aircraft increase the chances of snow and rain during take off and landing, according to a  new study, published in the ‘Science’ journal. The finding is based on satellite images of clouds around airports.

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