Media reports exaggerate cell phone cancer risk

Monday, March 31, 2008File:Cellphone head sar 1.png Newspapers internationally reported that cellular telephone use increases the risk of brain tumors, citing the opinion of Vini Khurana, an Australian neurosurgeon. According to the Mobile Operators Association, Dr. Khurana’s conclusion “does not present a balanced analysis” and “reaches opposite conclusions to the World Health Organization and more […]

East Timor, Kuwait start negotiations for investment in public works

Friday, August 4, 2006 Kuwait might finance a great number of public works in East Timor, in an investment worth 500 million to 600 million dollars, the East Timorese Prime Minister said today. José Ramos Horta leaves today for an official visit to Kuwait. “I want to start right now the negotiations process with the […]

Important Equipment For Any Photography Business

Read An Opinion On: Mining Equipment For Sale Australia Mining Truck Important Equipment For Any Photography Business by Matt LeClair Are you looking to start your own photography business, but you’re not sure what you need as far as equipment goes. There are a number of equipment items that you need to become a successful […]

Gastric bypass surgery performed by remote control

Sunday, August 21, 2005 A robotic system at Stanford Medical Center was used to perform a laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery successfully with a theoretically similar rate of complications to that seen in standard operations. However, as there were only 10 people in the experimental group (and another 10 in the control group), this is not […]

Canterbury farmers to get aid because of snow

Tuesday, June 27, 2006 The New Zealand government officials have announced that it will give NZ$160,000 in aid to help farmers who were affected by the huge amounts of snow in Canterbury, New Zealand two weeks ago. The aid package will provide four regional offices for co-ordination, food supplies and ongoing support. The Federated Farmers […]

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Resorts And Villas In Goa The Dream Spots

Read An Opinion On: Sydney Drama Theatre Classes Acting Classes Sydney Submitted by: Tiya Kaur Goa is a dream destination famous for its beaches and resorts. You will indeed have fun at this place. You can come to India to have a long trip of Goa and it will satisfy you. Come to this place […]

Record number of failed banks reported in US for February

Sunday, March 1, 2009 According to the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), a record number of banks for a calendar month have failed in the United States in February. A total of 10 banks failed in February, more than any other month since October of 2000. A total of 16 banks have closed this year […]

Chloroform spill forces evacuation of building at Canisius College in Buffalo, New York

Monday, August 11, 2008 Buffalo, New York —The Buffalo Fire Department and Police were called to a hazmat situation at Canisius College on Main Street after security reported that a one gallon glass container containing chloroform broke, spilling about a pint onto the floor of the college’s science building. According to communications by firefighters, who […]