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Wii used for Physical Therapy, Fitness Ultimatum 2009 coming this fall

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Who hasn’t heard of Wii, from Nintendo? This little console that could has been sold out practically everywhere for nearly two years. It’s not for a lack of trying, either. Nintendo keeps putting more out, almost weekly, but those consoles don’t stay on shelves for very long. (This is not to mention the cheaper than everyone else $250, and you’ll …

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Ever heard of the Prochlorococcus?

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It’s the 20th anniversary of the discovery of a microbe that produces twenty percent of the air we breathe. The Prochlorococcus is part of a group of cyanobacteria, and has become a very well-studied model marine microbe. Some estimates claim that the oxygen in one out of every five breaths you take comes from this bacterium. It is also one …

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Tomato Scare affects Restaurants

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Over the last week or so, going into a few different restaurants, there have been notices posted to the doors about the lack of tomatoes. There has been reason for concern due to a link between salmonella food poisoning and some uncooked varieties of tomatoes. According to CNN Money: McDonald’s said Monday it has stopped serving sliced tomatoes in its …