Bookmarks for March 29th
When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on March 29th:
- Surfing the globe: A solar-powered, ocean-going device that looks like a Boogie board is being developed in Hawaii and California that could replace deep ocean buoys and warn about approaching tsunamis.
- UH shares in $38.7M in research funds: The University of Hawaii is among 96 schools that will share $38.7 million from the U.S. Department of Defense to purchase research equipment.
- Hawaii’s shortage of doctors may double or triple over next decade: An interim report on Hawai’i’s physician shortage says the state is at least 500 doctors below national averages given its population and that the severity of the deficit may double or triple in the next decade if nothing is done.
- Coral at heart of debate on emissions risks: Ringed rice coral appears strikingly modest for a species that is caught in the struggle over greenhouse gas emissions.
- Astronomers find black holes gain weight during galaxy collisions: Giant black holes in the centers of galaxies grow mainly as a result of intergalactic collisions, according to results presented by a group of astronomers led by Dr. Ezequiel Treister from UH Mānoa’s Institute for Astronomy
- Thwarted doctors blame diabetic patients, poverty for lack of care: Doctors are expressing frustration that they cannot keep many diabetic patients from developing potentially deadly cardiovascular disease, and blame a variety of factors, including the patients themselves.
- Trutag Authentication Technology Wins Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Innovation of the Year Award: TruTag Technologies, a spinout of Cellular Bioengineering, Inc., was selected as the 2010 North American Pharmaceutical and Biotechnology Innovation of the Year by Frost & Sullivan.
- State turning in bid early to get Google’s gigabit: The state, like many other communities across the country, is vying to win Google’s experimental fiber-optic network, which promises much-faster Internet speeds.
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