1. In the United States came into effect a ban on flavored cigarettes :
Center of tobacco products, recently organized under the Administration Control Food and Drug Administration has banned the manufacture, import, sale and distribution of flavored cigarettes taste sweets, fruits, herbs, vanilla, cloves and chocolate.
On menthol cigarettes and other flavored tobacco products like cigars, the prohibition does not extend so far. Shown that 17-year-old Americans are three times more 25-year olds smoked flavored cigarettes. Almost 90% of adult smokers began smoking as teenagers.
Head of Centre of tobacco products Laurence Dayton sure that children and adolescents acquire the habit of smoking, having tried cigarettes flavored tobacco and a less pronounced taste.
In June, Barack Obama signed into law, which allows the FDA to regulate tobacco industry. In particular, the center may prohibit certain types of products, to restrict the content of nicotine in cigarettes and impose a ban on these or other labels on cigarette packs.
2. The Miniature video camera in the world :
Israeli Medigus has developed the smallest camcorder in the medical world for endoscopic procedures, the diameter of the device is only 0.99 mm. Miniature cameras designed for incorporation into disposable endoscopic devices, and diagnostic and surgical instruments.
With the new mikrokamery can be carried out medical procedures that were previously impossible, the head Medigus Edazar Sonnensheyn. The scope of devices - cardiology, orthopedics, gastroenterology, gynecology, otolaryngology, bronchoscopy, and robotic surgery.
Size CMOS-matrix with miniature cameras is 0.66 x0, 66 mm with a resolution of 45,000 pixels. The first samples of devices will be in the U.S. and Japan, which produces equipment for cardiology.
The cost of vehicles not specified. The world market for miniature cameras disposable endoscopic devices will grow to 4 million units in 2011 and to 7,000,000 in 2015.