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Global wind shifts may have ushered in warmer climate at end of last ice age

June 26, 2010 7:24 pm | by Science Daily | Comments

Scientists still puzzle over how Earth emerged from its last ice age, an event that ushered in a warmer climate and the birth of human civilization. Most scientists say that the trigger, at least initially, was an orbital shift that caused more sunlight to fall across Earth's northern...

Storm Alex to make Mexico landfall soon

June 26, 2010 3:26 pm | by Reuters | Comments

CANCUN, Mexico (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Alex gained speed as it approached Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, where it was expected to make landfall Saturday night before heading into the Gulf of Mexico, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.

Storm threat to U.S. oil spill efforts; US, UK discuss BP

June 26, 2010 3:26 pm | by Reuters | Comments

GRANDE ISLE, Louisiana (Reuters) - The first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season was on track on Saturday to reach the Gulf of Mexico within days, a potential threat to containment and cleanup of the worst ever U.S. oil spill.

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Storm a new twist for U.S. oil spill cleanup effort

June 26, 2010 1:27 pm | by Reuters | Comments

GRANDE ISLE, Louisiana (Reuters) - President Barack Obama was expected to focus on the Gulf of Mexico oil spill disaster in talks on Saturday with Britain's new leader, even as the first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season threatened to disrupt containment and cleanup...

Boehringer Ingelheim announces results of phase III data showing that linagliptin significantly lowered blood glucose with an excellent safety and tolerability profile

June 26, 2010 8:26 am | by Boehringer Ingelheim | Comments

New phase III data demonstrate clinically meaningful improvements in blood glucose control with linagliptin mono- and combination therapy - For non-US healthcare media only

Season's first tropical storm forms in Caribbean

June 26, 2010 2:25 am | by Reuters | Comments

MIAMI (Reuters) - Tropical Storm Alex, the first named storm of the 2010 Atlantic hurricane season, formed on Saturday in the western Caribbean near Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.

Syncrude guilty in 1,600 duck deaths in toxic pond

June 26, 2010 12:25 am | by Reuters | Comments

ST. ALBERT, Alberta (Reuters) - A judge found Syncrude Canada Ltd, Canada's largest oil sands producer, guilty on Friday in the deaths of 1,600 ducks that landed on a toxic Northern Alberta tailings pond in 2008, ruling the company should have had deterrents in place.

Obama, Cameron expected to talk BP spill

June 26, 2010 12:25 am | by Reuters | Comments

TORONTO/MIAMI (Reuters) - U.S. President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron were expected to discuss London-based BP Plc and the Gulf of Mexico oil spill on Saturday as stormy weather raised fears that clean-up operations could be disrupted.

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Aggressive action to reduce soot emissions needed to meet climate change goals, experts say

June 25, 2010 10:24 pm | by Science Daily | Comments

Without aggressive action to reduce soot emissions, the time table for carbon dioxide emission reductions may need to be significantly accelerated in order to achieve international climate policy goals such as those set forth in last December's Copenhagen Accord, according to a new...

New clues suggest wet era on early Mars was global

June 25, 2010 10:24 pm | by Science Daily | Comments

Minerals in northern Mars craters seen by two orbiters suggest that a phase in Mars' early history with conditions favorable to life occurred globally, not just in the south.

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June 25, 2010 2:24 pm | by Reuters | Comments

ST. ALBERT, Alberta (Reuters) - An Alberta judge found Syncrude Canada Ltd, the biggest producer in Canada's oil sands, guilty on Friday on charges stemming from the deaths of 1,600 ducks that landed on a toxic northern Alberta tailings pond in 2008.

British PM fears BP's "destruction", stock plunges

June 25, 2010 2:24 pm | by Reuters | Comments

TORONTO/HOUSTON (Reuters) - Fearing the "destruction" of BP Plc, British Prime Minister David Cameron said on Friday some certainty is needed over its costs from the Gulf of Mexico oil spill even as the company's stock plunged to a 14-year low.

Quantifying Human Behavior One MoCap Data Point At A Time

June 25, 2010 2:23 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

( University of Southern California ) Two actors wrapped in motion sensors circle each other, as engineering researchers stand at the perimeter of a USC Viterbi School of Engineering laboratory, taking note. It's an unusual partnership between artists and engineers, a union the...

BP: Gulf Relief On Target For Mid-August

June 25, 2010 12:25 pm | by Manufacturing.net | Comments

Tests show BP is on target for mid-August completion of a relief well in the Gulf of Mexico, the best hope of...

Galaxy encounter fires up quasar

June 25, 2010 11:25 am | by Science Daily | Comments

Using two of the world's largest telescopes, astronomers have found evidence of a collision between galaxies driving intense activity in a highly luminous quasar. The scientists used the Very Large Telescope in Chile and the Gran Telescopio Canarias on La Palma in the Canary Islands, to...

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