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July 20, 2014
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Waschmittel aus Sand: Wissenschaftler der Uni Kassel entwickeln neuartiges umweltfreundliches Tensid

Es klingt wie ein Zaubertrick: Eine Forschungsgruppe der Universität Kassel hat auf Basis von gewöhnlichem Quarzsand eine neuartige Klasse von Tensiden entwickelt. Der Stoff kann in Seifen oder Waschmitteln zum Einsatz kommen und hat gegenüber herkömmlichen Produkten eine Reihe von … Continue reading

February 2, 2014
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How patients make medical decisions

ANN ARBOR — Sooner or later, everyone faces decisions about whether or not to have surgery, take a new medication or have a cancer-screening test. A new University of Michigan study published in Health Expectations explores the costs and benefits … Continue reading

January 25, 2014
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Online Design: Novel Collaborative Software Helps Systems Engineers Link Performance and Cost

Today’s modeling and simulation (M&S) software provides indispensible tools for systems engineering challenges. Such programs allow investigators to experiment with “what-ifs” by adjusting design parameters and examining potential outcomes. A team from the Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI) has produced … Continue reading

June 1, 2013
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The cost of emergency care: Emergency care cost estimates are too low

U.S. emergency care costs may be more than twice previously published estimates, according to a new analysis that critiques those estimates, argues for improved accounting, and suggests considering the value of emergency care as well as total spending. PROVIDENCE, R.I. … Continue reading

May 13, 2013
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New device could cut costs on household products, pharmaceuticals

Sometimes cost saving comes in nanoscale packages. A new procedure that thickens and thins fluid at the micron level could save consumers and manufacturers money, particularly for soap products that depend on certain molecules to effectively deal with grease and … Continue reading

March 6, 2013
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Software Piracy Costs Billions in Time, Money for Consumers and Businesses

New Microsoft-commissioned study also highlights dangers for those that use counterfeit software. REDMOND, Wash. — Although some computer users may actively seek pirated software in hopes of saving money, the chances of infection by unexpected malware are one in three … Continue reading

September 11, 2012
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September 11 and The Cost of War

The Costs of War project is assessing the total cost of the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan in the wake of the 9-11 attacks. Findings thus far put the cost at more than 300,000 lives and $4 trillion. The project’s … Continue reading