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2000s Decade Presentation
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2000's Decade Presentation Inventions
Toyota released the Toyota Prius, the first hybrid four-door sedan available in the United States.
Honda introduced the Honda Civic Hybrid, its second commercially available hybrid gasoline-electric car,it was itentical to the conventional Civic.
The Toyota Prius II won 2004 Car of the Year Awards from Motor Trend Magazine and the North American Auto Show.
Toyota was surprised by the demand and pumped up its production from 36,000 to 47,000 for the U.S. market.
Interested buyers waited up to six months to purchase the 2004 Prius. The I-Pod was invented in 2000 .
The original iPod was released in October 2001.
Apple has released new models roughly every six months ever since. "Companies Founded after 2000." Freebase. Web. 27 May 2011. <http://www.freebase.com/view/user/masouras/default_domain/views/companies_founded_after_2000>.
Costello, Sam. "When Did the IPod Come Out? - When Was the IPod Invented?" IPod - Apple IPhone & IPhone Apps - Apple IPad - IPod Touch - ITunes. Web. 04 May 2011. <http://ipod.about.com/od/understandingipodmodels/f/when-ipod-come.htm>.
"History of Hybrid Vehicles | Hybrid Cars." New Hybrid Reviews, News & Hybrid Mileage (MPG) Info | Hybrid Cars. Web. 04 May 2011. <http://www.hybridcars.com/history/history-of-hybrid-vehicles.html>.
"Top 10 Medical Advances of the Decade (2000-2010), Medical News." Physician Job Opportunities, Physician Job Openings, Physician Job Search » EMatchPhysicians.com. Web. 23 Mar. 2011. <http://www.ematchphysicians.com/2010/top-10-medical-advances-of-the-decade-2000-2010/>.
"Top Ten: 2000-2009 Invention & Events - A&E." The Alestle. Web. 26 Mar. 2011. <http://media.www.alestlelive.com/media/storage/paper351/news/2010/01/14/Ae/Top-Ten.20002009.Invention.Events-3853384.shtml>.
"YouTube - 2000s Decade Recap - Business and Technology." YouTube - Broadcast Yourself.Web. 015 May 2011. <http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pm7FyShb7Bk>. Cited Sources Medical Advances 6. Targeted Cancer Therapy Medicines
Trastuzumab (Herceptin) and lapatinib (TyKerb) are medicines which target specific cancers of the breast that work effectively.
7. Combination Drug Therapy extends Survival Rates for HIV Sufferers
Between 2006 and 2008, the HIV death rate in the United States dropped by 10% by new therapies used
8. Surgical Techniques that Reduce Invasion Reduce Surgery Risk
New microsurgery methods for various kinds of surgery have reduced the risk for common surgeries significantly.
9. Heart, Cancer Risk Discovered With Hormone Replacement Therapy
HRT was automatically debunked as a treatment method by various studies, which proved that the treatment led to an increase in heart disease and cancer risk.
10. fMRI advances Study of Brain
A more focused version of MRI, fMRI allows researchers to map areas of the brain that they had no access to in the past.
1. Decoding of the Human Genome
Gene therapies are being developed that will make a difference in nearly every medical field in the future.
2. Adoption of Information Technology
Doctors and other medical professionals are using computers, Blackberries, and other connected devices to look up vital treatment information and in other applications.
3. Smoking Significantly Reduced
Smoking bans in restaurants, bars, and workplaces have been contributing factors in quitting for many smokers. It has improved the economy, according to many medical and economic experts
4. Heart Disease Deaths Reduced by 25%
The introduction of new and effective drug treatments for high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and other conditions which affect heart health significantly reduced deaths from heart disease over the past decade.
5. Stem Cell Research
Given its controversial nature, it was severely limited in North America, but it was shown to arrest the progression of ALD, a deadly disease of the brain, by European researchers.
Companies that got started
in the 2000s viacom
research In Motion
Yahoo Other Inventions Hd TV
Wii, PS3, XBox 360, etc
Blu- Ray The Economy It has a huge decline over the decade.
The unemployment rate rose . (4.0% - 9.5%)
House and car prices dropped. (200,000 - 40,000)