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TV REPORTS for June 2009
  

Truth is Written on Your Face

SAN FRANCISCO (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- You can't hide from the truth … or can you? Is it possible to cover up your emotions, or will your body get the best of you? The truth is written all over your face.

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Truth is Written on Your Face

Mars to Bars

BERKELEY, Calif. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- The Mars Mission is currently set for 2016. That's when NASA is planning to head back to the red planet. On that mission, scientists will look for life on Mars, but the same technology used for detecting extraterrestrials may help solve a headache back here on earth.

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Mars to Bars

Traffic Intersections Gaining Speed

BALTIMORE (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Wherever you drive, chances are you end up sitting in traffic -- and it's not just on highways. Congested intersections nationwide are on the rise and getting worse. As a result, better intersection designs are gaining speed all over the country.

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Traffic Intersections Gaining Speed

Tracking Down Extinct Animals

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- There are at least 8 million species of life here on Earth, but by 2050, that number will be down to 7 million. That means 1 million mammals, primates, fish and plants will become extinct! Who's to blame? What's the cause? Scientists recently ventured deep into the forest to find a long-lost primate -- one of the few animals that has come back from extinction.

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Tracking Down Extinct Animals

Put Pep Back Into Your Pet's Step

KETCHUM, Idaho (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- For many dog owners, seeing your pet in pain is heartbreaking. As dogs age, they can develop joint pain in the elbows – causing a limp, or in severe cases, a walk in the park to become impossible. A new surgery can put the pep back into your pet's step.

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Put Pep Back Into Your Pet's Step

Making Rain

BATON ROUGE, Ala. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Severe drought, combined with high winds, has already forced hundreds from their homes in California. It's early in the season, and already wildfires are igniting daily. For decades, people have tried to influence precipitation using everything from rain dances to cloud seeding. Now, microbiologists are trying to do something that's never been done before: They're making rain.

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Making Rain

Summer Storm Watch

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- You've heard of Doppler and VIPIR, but even the best forecast systems can't necessarily tell you if a severe storm is going to hit your neighborhood. Now, atmospheric scientists have discovered that clouds' colors could hold the key to more accurate predictions of when and exactly where storms will hit.

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Summer Storm Watch

Global Warming Impacting Our Oceans

MOSS LANDING, Calif. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Global warming … it's happening as we speak. The last two decades have been the warmest in 400 years. In the past 20 year, the temperature in Alaska has risen at twice the global average. One of the biggest impacts is being seen underwater.

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Global Warming Impacting Our Oceans

Science Behind Strikeouts

WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- The boys of summer are here. Whether you're a sports fanatic with season tickets or have a kid in little league -- there's a lot more to baseball then hitting homeruns.

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Science Behind Strikeouts

Hearts in Danger: Leads Left Behind

BOSTON (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- More than 2 million Americans are living with either a pacemaker or defibrillator. While the battery-powered devices last up to 10 years, the wires -- or leads -- that connect the device to the heart are expected to last a lifetime. When these wires malfunction, leaving them behind can have consequences on your health. Doctors have a new way to remove these dangerous leads.

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Hearts in Danger: Leads Left Behind

Robots Helping Stroke Survivors

BOSTON (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Six months after a stroke is when most insurance companies stop paying for a patient's physical therapy. That's because many health professionals believe by then, the patient has reached peak rehabilitation. But now researchers say a new robotic device proves patients can rehabilitate for years.

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Robots Helping Stroke Survivors

Preventing Osteoporosis

PHILADELPHIA (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Next time you have a meal or snack, pay close attention to the taste. Food is sweet, sour, bitter, salty, astringent or pungent. Now, researchers believe they've found a new type of taste. It's a discovery that could help prevent osteoporosis.

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Preventing Osteoporosis

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