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    Air Force Fielding New Sensors to High-Altitude Drone

    Original @ Defensetech Even as it begins developing the future B-21 stealth bomber for the U.S. Air Force, Northrop Grumman Corp. is busy outfitting new sensors to the… [...]

    Marines are Testing Out the World’s Smallest Drone

    Original @ Defensetech QUANTICO–Top Marine Corps brass have said they want rifle squads to deploy with drones in the future. And if they deploy with this one, they… [...]

    Implicit bias may help explain high preschool expulsion rates for black children

    Original @ Science & Health News Releases from Yale University Preschool teachers and staff show signs of implicit bias in administering discipline, but the race of the teacher plays a big role in the outcome, according to research conducted by the Yale Child Study Center. The results help explain why black studen… [...]

    Snapchat’s playful shot at sunglasses

    Original @ Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories A paparazzi photograph of Snapchat Chief Executive Evan Spiegel prematurely revealed the Los Angeles company’s first piece of consumer electronics: a pair of video camera sunglasses. [...]

    Many spinal manipulation trials don’t report adverse events

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories (HealthDay)—Many randomized clinical trials (RCTs) involving spinal manipulative therapy (SMT) do not report adverse events, although there has been an increase in such reporting since publication of the 2010 Consolidated Standards of Reporting Trials (CONSORT) statement, according to a review published in the September issue of The Spine Journal. [...]

    A hot market for IPOs shows itself — at least for a week

    Original @ Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Ample free food and other perks are nice, but it’s stock options and lofty missions that often seduce people into joining tech startups. [...]

    Achieving optimal medical tx before PCI beneficial in CAD

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories (HealthDay)—In patients with coronary artery disease (CAD), achievement of optimal medical therapy (OMT) before implantation of a drug-eluting stent significantly reduces subsequent cardiac events, according to a study published in the Sept. 15 issue of The American Journal of Cardiology. [...]

    Study reveals tremendous clinical and economic burden of common chronic liver disease

    Original @ Medical Xpress – latest medical and health news stories Non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD), the most common liver disease worldwide, is increasing in prevalence and is currently estimated to affect approximately one-quarter of the general population. A new study published in the journal Hepatology re… [...]

    Yorkshire salt mine could help shed light on Martian life

    Original @ Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories A PhD student from the University of Leicester is helping to shed light on life on Mars by exploring similar environments on Earth – including an underground salt mine in North Yorkshire. [...]

    Unusual martian region leaves clues to planet’s past

    Original @ Phys.org – latest science and technology news stories Researcher Don Hood from LSU and colleagues at collaborating universities studied an unusual region on Mars—an area with high elevation called Thaumasia Planum. They analyzed the geography and mineralogy of this area they termed Greater Thaumasia, which is about the size of North America. They also studied the chemistry of this area based on Gamma Ray Spectrometer data collected by the Mars Odyssey Orbiter, which was launched in 2001. What they found was the mountain ridge that outlines Greater Thaumasia was most likely created by a chain of volcanoes. The results were published recently in the Journal of Geophysical Research-Planets. [...]