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The Gulf Oil Spill: What 5,000 Barrels a Day Means

8 years ago from Live Science

If oil continues to ooze from the oil leak in the Gulf, things could look like Exxon Valdez pretty quickly.

AOL Sells ICQ To Russian Internet Company

8 years ago from CBSNews - Science

Instant Messaging Service Was An Early Star of the Internet Era

iPhone Probe Prosecutors Defend Gizmodo Search

8 years ago from CBSNews - Science

District Attorney's Office Decided Reporter Shield Laws Didn't Apply in Search, Seizure of Gadget Blog Editor's Home

Foreign Tech Firms Face China Deadline

8 years ago from CBSNews - Science

Saturday is Deadline to Comply With New Security Rules or Risk Losing Government Business

Military develops multi-purpose 'green' decontaminants for terrorist attack sites

8 years ago from Science Daily

Chemists with the United States military have developed a set of ultra-strength cleaners that could be used in the aftermath of a terrorist attack. The new formulas are tough enough...

Gordon Brown says he understands concern about immigration

8 years ago from LA Times - Science

The British prime minister speaks a day after apologizing for calling a woman "bigoted." He faces rivals Thursday in a final televised election debate. ...

Innovative digital technologies assist specialists in anatomical reconstruction

8 years ago from

Techniques for using digital technology in separating conjoined twins, developing facial prostheses and acquiring data from anthropologic specimens will be among the topics presented at a symposium sponsored by the...

Hugo Chavez In 140 Characters?

8 years ago from CBSNews - Science

Venezuela's Loquacious Leader Tries Terse Twitter to Counter Opponents

Nigeria to privatize power companies

8 years ago from UPI

ABUJA, Nigeria, April 28 (UPI) -- Nigeria's government is preparing to privatize three of the Power Holding Company of Nigeria's successor companies by the end of the year.

Developing world will produce double the e-waste of developed countries by 2016, study predicts

8 years ago from Science Daily

Developing countries will be producing at least twice as much electronic waste (e-waste) as developed countries within the next 6-8 years, according to a new study. It foresees in 2030...

AOL 1Q profit slumps as ads, subscriptions wane

8 years ago from Physorg

(AP) -- Very little went right for AOL Inc. in the first quarter as it cut way back on staff and tried to refocus its business. The Internet company...

Apple may debut new iPhone at June conference

8 years ago from Physorg

Apple is expected to formally debut its next-generation iPhone at a developers conference slated for the second week of June.

Washington moves to protect rockfish

8 years ago from UPI

SEATTLE, April 28 (UPI) -- Plummeting populations in Washington's Puget Sound have prompted officials to protect three varieties of rockfish.

Cybersecurity: How safe are your data?

8 years ago from News @ Nature

Many scientists want to keep their data and resources free; cybersecurity specialists want them under lock and key. Jeffrey Perkel reports.

Microsoft, Apple Rivalry Heating Up

8 years ago from CBSNews - Science

Microsoft Takes Sides With HTC In Fight With Apple Over IPhone Patents

Sustainable biofuels from forests, grasslands and rangelands

8 years ago from Physorg

The promise of switchgrass, the challenges for forests and the costs of corn-based ethanol production: Ecological scientists review the many factors surrounding biofuel crop production and its implications on ecosystem...

FDA seeks input on package, shelf labeling

8 years ago from UPI

WASHINGTON, April 28 (UPI) -- The U.S. Food and Drug Administration asked for public comments Wednesday about front-of-package nutrition labeling and on-shelf retail store tags.

No single cause for mass die off of honey bees: OIE

8 years ago from Physorg

The huge die off of bees worldwide, a major threat to crops depending on the honey-making insects for pollination, is not due to any one single factor, the World Organisation...

Researchers produce first Iraqi-to-English speech-to-speech translation app

8 years ago from Physorg

Researchers at Jibbigo LLC and Carnegie Mellon University's International Center for Advanced Communication Technologies (interACT) have developed a new application for Apple's iPhone 3GS that performs speech-to-speech and speech-to-text translation...

Making digital personal: Bringing jewellery into the technological age

8 years ago from Science Daily

Dr Jayne Wallace is a jewellery designer with a difference - she works with individuals (her latest projects include working with Shetland fishermen and a couple with dementia) to create...

Nanodots breakthrough may lead to 'a library on one chip'

8 years ago from Science Blog

A researcher at North Carolina State University has developed a computer chip that can store an unprecedented amount of data -- enough to hold an entire library's worth of...

SBU Dean of the School of Marine Sciences Appointed NSF Director, Division of Ocean Sciences

8 years ago from Newswise - Scinews

Dr. David O. Conover, Dean of the School of Marine and Atmospheric Sciences (SoMAS) at Stony Brook University, has accepted a position as the Director of the Division of Ocean...

Locating tsunami warning buoys

8 years ago from Science Daily

Australian researchers describe a mathematical model that can find the ten optimal sites at which tsunami detection buoys and sea-level monitors should be installed. The model could save time and...

Lawsuit Highlights Disclosure Issues in Adoptions

8 years ago from NY Times Health

A couple who adopted a boy from Russia says the adoption agency failed to reveal the extent of his impairment.

Rogers' 1st quarter income jumps

8 years ago from CBC: Technology & Science

Rogers Comumnications Inc. saw earnings soar in the first quarter, but indicated that Canada's smartphone wars might crimp future financial results.

California takes new tack in bid for U.S. school funding

8 years ago from LA Times - Science

The state, which lost out in the first round of the Race to the Top grant competition, will have three large districts apply: L.A., Long Beach and Fresno. ...

Is Apple doing itself harm in case of missing iPhone?

8 years ago from Physorg

While law-enforcement officials ponder the legality of computer equipment seized from the home of a blogger, analysts on Tuesday say Apple Inc. may be doing itself harm in the case...

Samsung Ships First Multi-chip Package with a PRAM Chip for Handsets

8 years ago from Physorg

Samsung Electronics today announced the industry's first multi-chip package (MCP) with PRAM - for use in mobile handsets, beginning later this quarter