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Stories by Larry Greenemeier

Marathon organizers turn to electronic health records

Researchers at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit are studying injury-related and other information gathered electronically from last year's Detroit Free Press Marathon in preparation for this year's race in October...

May 3, 2010 — Larry Greenemeier

Who needs high-speed broadband?

On paper, the main crux of the Federal Communications Commission's (FCC) recently released National Broadband Plan is fairly straightforward: help 100 million rural, underprivileged and otherwise underserved households across the U.S...

April 20, 2010 — Larry Greenemeier

Robots run wild as this year's FIRST championship wraps up in Atlanta

Thousands of budding engineers and roboticists from around the world converged in Atlanta's Georgia Dome this past weekend to see whose robot was the best of the best in the 19th annual FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) championship...

April 19, 2010 — Larry Greenemeier

Researchers aim to prevent identity theft from medical records

Over time, patients end up providing a wealth of information to their health care providers, and when all our data are aggregated, they are also a boon to researchers studying trends in diseases and demographics for clues in how to better treat illness...

April 12, 2010 — Larry Greenemeier

Bountiful bots: National Robotics Week arrives this weekend

The inaugural National Robotics Week, which kicks off Saturday and lasts through April 18 (apparently, a robot's week doesn't start on Sunday like ours does), aims to recognize the role that robots play worldwide in agriculture, health care, manufacturing, national defense and security, and transportation...

April 9, 2010 — Larry Greenemeier

Shuttle Discovery en route to International Space Station

Space shuttle Discovery is on its way to the International Space Station (ISS), blasting off at 6:21 a.m. local time Monday from NASA's Kennedy Space Center without any of the weather– or equipment–related delays that have plagued the past several launches...

April 5, 2010 — Larry Greenemeier
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