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Why GNEP can't jump to the future
...ut it more bluntly in conversation, "You cant just park
some of the most highly radioactive wastes in the world at a landfill and assume that by so doing you have kept them safely removed from humans for the next 2.3 million years."...
Adolescent girls more active if neighborhoods have parks
...cent girls who live within half a mile of a public park
are significantly more physically active than other girls, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill researchers have found. The study found that physical activity was higher for girls who lived within a mile of parks and showed highest levels amo...
SWAN system to help blind and firefighters navigate environment
...r recent rains, and perhaps even the location of a park
in the distance. There are plans to commercialize the SWAN technology after further refinement, testing and miniaturizing of components for the consumer market....
Don't use mobile phone during storms, warn doctors
... lightning while using her mobile phone in a large park
in London during stormy weather. She was successfully resuscitated, but one year later she suffered complex physical, cognitive, and emotional problems. If someone is struck by lightning, the high resistance of human skin results in lightning being c...
Parked cars get dangerously hot, even on cool days, Stanford study finds
...mple, she added: take your child with you when you park
the car. Null said he would like to investigate other variables, such as the car's color, the shape and size of the interior, or the effect of tinted windows. But he is satisfied with the outcome of this study on its own. "One reviewer made the comme...
Students revamp tractor for use by workers with disabilities
...ll family, which donated part of the property, the park
has a special emphasis on outdoor recreation for p...udents gave the customized tractor to Hammett, the park
ranger who commissioned the project. "This is going to offer some unique opportunities for people in...
NIEHS brings researchers and leaders together to find environmental solutions to childhood obesity
...ities where they can't walk to school or play in a park
because of distance, traffic, or crime?" asks Dr. David Schwartz, director of NIEHS. Lynn Swann, former professional football star and current Chairman of the President's Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, HHS Secretary Mike Leavitt, Surgeon Ge...
In less dense neighborhoods
...g various characteristics such as adding a nearby park
made it more likely that homeowners would choose living in a more dense neighborhood where there were more homes, built closer together. The survey results had just been collected when the terrorist attacks occurred. "We were thinking that we had j...
Golf-related head injuries in children increasing along with sport's popularity
...most of the injuries occurred in a neighborhood or park
rather than a golf course. "But it doesn't matter where you get hurt. It's the same mechanism of injury." Much like a 1996 study in North Carolina that showed a 32 percent increase in golf-cart related injuries in children age 10 and younger, the in...