Gastric bypass surgery performed by remote control

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Gastric bypass surgery performed by remote control

Sunday, August 21, 2005 A robotic system at Stanford Medical Center was used to perform a laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery successfully with a theoretically similar rate of complications to that seen in standard operations. However, as there were only 10 people in the experimental group (and another 10 in the control group), this is not […]

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Colleges offering admission to displaced New Orleans students/OH-WY

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Colleges offering admission to displaced New Orleans students/OH-WY

June 7th, 2019 by

See the discussion page for instructions on adding schools to this list and for an alphabetically arranged listing of schools. Due to the damage by Hurricane Katrina and subsequent flooding, a number of colleges and universities in the New Orleans metropolitan area will not be able to hold classes for the fall 2005 semester. It […]

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Wikinews’ overview of the year 2008

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Wikinews’ overview of the year 2008

May 31st, 2019 by

Wednesday, December 31, 2008 Also try the 2008 World News Quiz of the year. What would you tell your grandchildren about 2008 if they asked you about it in, let’s say, 20 years’ time? If the answer to a quiz question was 2008, what would the question be? The year that markets collapsed, or perhaps […]

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Category:May 21, 2006

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Category:May 21, 2006

May 26th, 2019 by

? May 20, 2006 May 22, 2006 ? May 21 Pages in category “May 21, 2006” Media in category “May 21, 2006”

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Category:July 16, 2010

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Category:July 16, 2010

May 24th, 2019 by

? July 15, 2010 July 17, 2010 ? July 16 Pages in category “July 16, 2010”

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Ethiopia appeals for food aid for over 6 million

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Ethiopia appeals for food aid for over 6 million

May 23rd, 2019 by

Friday, October 23, 2009 The government of Ethiopia has appealed the international community for food aid for 6.2 million people that it says are in danger of starvation. Mitiku Kassa, the Ethiopian State Minister for Agriculture, said that the country needs about 159,000 tonnes of food aid, worth US$121 million, between now and the end […]

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Searching for asteroids, extraterrestrial life a little more rocky: Budget cuts threaten to close Arecibo, world’s largest radio telescope

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Searching for asteroids, extraterrestrial life a little more rocky: Budget cuts threaten to close Arecibo, world’s largest radio telescope

May 23rd, 2019 by

Friday, July 18, 2008 For nearly half a century the world’s largest telescope, the Arecibo Observatory in Arecibo, Puerto Rico, has been observing our solar system and the universe around it. Completed by Cornell University along with the National Science Foundation (NSF) in 1963, Arecibo’s enormous size gives it the ability to collect more light […]

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Ontario Votes 2007: Interview with Family Coalition Party candidate Suzanne Fortin, Nepean-Carleton

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Ontario Votes 2007: Interview with Family Coalition Party candidate Suzanne Fortin, Nepean-Carleton

May 21st, 2019 by

Wednesday, September 26, 2007 Suzanne Fortin is running for the Family Coalition Party in the Ontario provincial election, in the Nepean-Carleton riding. Wikinews’ Nick Moreau interviewed her regarding her values, her experience, and her campaign. Stay tuned for further interviews; every candidate from every party is eligible, and will be contacted. Expect interviews from Liberals, […]

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Sallie Mae leads Consumer Financial Protection Bureau complaints about student loans

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Sallie Mae leads Consumer Financial Protection Bureau complaints about student loans

May 21st, 2019 by

Tuesday, October 1, 2013 A review this week by Wikinews of US Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) complaints about student loans in the United States shows Sallie Mae leads all lending institutions in complaints. Of the 4,851 complaints dating back to March 2012 when the CFPB first began collecting student loan data, 2,262 or 46.6% […]

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St. Anthony Foundation provides hope

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St. Anthony Foundation provides hope

May 21st, 2019 by

Friday, September 23, 2005 On the corner of Golden Gate Ave. and Jones St. in the Tenderloin, San Francisco, right next to the Civic Center you can see a throng of low-income and homeless people lining up outside of St. Anthony’s Dining Room hall which opens up it’s doors everyday at 11:30 a.m. Volunteers dressed […]

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