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TV REPORTS for August 2011
  

Future Of Farming—Indoors And In The City

CHICAGO (Ivanhoe Newswire) --Vertical farming is a growing trend. It’s a system that lets farmers produce crops and livestock indoors. Proponents say they’re saving buildings, creating jobs and helping the environment.

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Future Of Farming—Indoors And In The City

People Power: Turning Body Heat Into Energy

STOCKHOLM (Ivanhoe Newswire) --Coal, oil, solar, electric, natural gas, propane, and hydro -- the list of energy sources spans from below the earth’s surface to millions of miles above it. Now there’s a new source of power that that could put to use the seven billion people who live here.

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People Power: Turning Body Heat Into Energy

Saving Children – Surgery For Spina Bifida Before Birth

PHILADELPHIA (Ivanhoe Newswire) --Spina bifida is one of the most common birth defects of the central nervous system, affecting more than 1,000 children born every year. Now doctors are performing surgery on babies with spina bifida before they are even born.

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Saving Children – Surgery For Spina Bifida Before Birth

Growing Legs With ISKD

ORLANDO, Fla. (Ivanhoe Newswire) --Imagine living life a little off balance—literally. For thousands of people, having one leg shorter than the other is a reality they have to live with. It’s often caused by birth defects and accidents, but new technology is allowing people to get rid of their pain and discomfort for good.

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Growing Legs With ISKD

Pay Attention - What Are You Doing While Driving?

BALTIMORE (Ivanhoe Newswire) --Nearly 80 percent of car crashes involve some form of distracted driving from taking your eyes off the road, your hands off the wheel or your mind off what you’re supposed to be doing! An estimated half a million people are injured in crashes involving distracted drivers. Even with their hands on the wheel and their eyes on the road, drivers around you may be dangerously distracted.

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Pay Attention - What Are You Doing While Driving?

Tracking Oil Spills & Preventing Future Disasters

RALEIGH, N.C (Ivanhoe Newswire) --It was a little over a year ago that BP’s deepwater horizon oil rig exploded, sending millions of gallons of oil into the Gulf of Mexico, the worst oil spill in U.S history. From oil-covered birds to the spreading oil slick on the water, it was an environmental disaster like we’ve never seen before. Now, scientists and mathematicians have developed a new predictive tool that could track the spread of oil spills even before they happen.

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Tracking Oil Spills & Preventing Future Disasters

Radioactive Water: Tea Bags To The Rescue

RALEIGH, N.C (Ivanhoe Newswire) –It has been five months since a deadly earthquake hit Japan, creating a nuclear disaster of frightening proportions. Within days, the water was contaminated with radioactive iodide, a contaminant that can present a serious health risk. Now, scientists here in the U.S believe they’ve found a new way to remove, not just radiation, but other potentially hazardous contaminants to make sure water is safe to drink.

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Radioactive Water: Tea Bags To The Rescue

Stroke - Is Your Family To Blame?

BALTIMORE (Ivanhoe Newswire) --It’s a well known fact that your everyday habits can affect your chances of having a stroke. Now, doctors want to learn more about what role our DNA plays. We have more on the international effort to identify genetic risk factors for stroke.

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Stroke - Is Your Family To Blame?

Listen up! Hearing Loss Causes Dementia

BALTIMORE (Ivanhoe Newswire) --Two-thirds of older Americans suffer from hearing loss. It can be a part of aging, but hearing loss could lead to more than just lost words. If you’re hard of hearing, listen up!

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Listen up! Hearing Loss Causes Dementia

Treating Tremors With An Ultrasound

BALTIMORE (Ivanhoe Newswire) --Millions of Americans suffer from tremors. Patients with constant shaking can have trouble with some of life’s everyday activities. Things like eating and drinking or holding a pen to write, are almost impossible. Now, learn about a breakthrough procedure that could help some patients get a steady hand.

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Treating Tremors With An Ultrasound

World’s Smallest Microscope Focuses In On Cancer

CHICAGO (Ivanhoe Newswire) --New technology is giving surgeons the ability to not only detect cancer earlier, but also immediately treat it and it’s all done virtually through the world’s smallest microscope. We’ll take you inside the body for the story.

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World’s Smallest Microscope Focuses In On Cancer

Super Soaker: Life-Saving Gauze

FAIRFIELD, N.J. (Ivanhoe Newswire) -- A police officer is ambushed. He didn’t see it coming, and as he lay dying the first responders had a simple first aid tool that helped save his life. But this tool has new super powers that can stop someone from bleeding to death.

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Super Soaker: Life-Saving Gauze

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