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Columbus Hospital Embraces Move To Digital Records

By Kirk Johannesen COLUMBUS, Ind. (AP) – Stethoscopes, tongue depressors and little flashlights have been longtime tools of the trade for doctors and nurses. Soon, laptop computers and other portable electronic devices will be, too. A nationwide push to turn health records into digital documents has hospitals and doctors converting from traditional paper files or [...]

Louvre Goes Visual With Nintendo 3DS Guide

By Jamey Keaten PARIS, France (AP) – The Louvre Museum is used to dealing with antiquities: Nearly all of its thousands of works of art date to 1848 or earlier. Now, it wants to create a relic of its own – the old museum audio guide. The famed Paris museum, whose origins date to the [...]

New E-Waste Recycling Laws Don’t Have To Be A Burden

By Kelly Aaron, President, EverLights Would you pay a $7,000 fine for something that could have been prevented for a couple hundred dollars? This question should be on every building engineer’s mind as new e-waste laws continue to pop up around the country. On January 1, a law went into effect in Illinois that added [...]

Solar Storm Shakes Earth Magnetic Field

By Seth Borenstein WASHINGTON (AP) A solar storm shook the Earth’s magnetic field, but scientists said they had no reports of any problems with electrical systems. After reports of the storm fizzling out, a surge of activity prompted space weather forecasters to issue alerts about changes in the magnetic field. “We really haven’t had any [...]

Kodak To Stop Making Cameras, Digital Frames

AP ROCHESTER, New York (AP) – Eastman Kodak Co. said that it will stop making digital cameras, pocket video cameras and digital picture frames, marking the end of an era for the company that brought photography to the masses more than a century ago. Founded by George Eastman in 1880, Kodak was known all over [...]