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Australia probes U.S. biodiesel dumping

June 21, 2010 10:28 pm | by Reuters | Comments

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia is investigating complaints of U.S. dumping of biodiesel on the domestic market, the nation's customs agency said on Tuesday, a move that could see Canberra follow Europe in imposing anti-dumping duties.

Hurricane Celia spins further away from Mexico

June 21, 2010 8:28 pm | by Reuters | Comments

MEXICO CITY (Reuters) - Hurricane Celia, the first hurricane of the 2010 Pacific season, continued on a westward path away from Mexico but grew in strength on Monday, the U.S. National Hurricane Center said.

Early-life exposure to BPA may affect testis function in adulthood

June 21, 2010 7:26 pm | by Science Daily | Comments

Exposure to environmental levels of the industrial chemical bisphenol A, or BPA, in the womb and early life may cause long-lasting harm to testicular function, according to a new study conducted in animals.


Scientists discover heavenly solar music

June 21, 2010 7:26 pm | by Science Daily | Comments

Musical sounds created by longitudinal vibrations within the Sun's atmosphere, have been recorded and accurately studied for the first time by researchers, shedding light on the Sun's magnetic atmosphere.

Oil firms challenge deepwater drilling ban

June 21, 2010 5:27 pm | by Reuters | Comments

NEW ORLEANS/LAFITTE, Louisiana (Reuters) - Oil services companies went to court on Monday seeking to overturn President Barack Obama's six-month ban on deepwater drilling in the Gulf of Mexico after the worst oil spill in U.S. history.

Weyerhaeuser Company Announces Results of Cash Tender Offer for Any and All of its 6.750% Notes due 3/15/12

June 21, 2010 4:27 pm | by Weyerhaeuser | Comments

Weyerhaeuser Company (NYSE:WY) (the “Company”) announced today the results of its previously announced cash tender offer to purchase any and all of its outstanding 6.750% Notes due 3/15/12 (the “Notes”) from the registered holders of Notes (a “Holder”), pursuant to the terms and...

Internet Registrars Accused Of Supporting Online Criminals

June 21, 2010 1:27 pm | by InformationWeek | Comments

A report issued on Monday claims Internet Registrars are knowingly facilitating illegal activity online.

FDA: Pfizer Voluntarily Withdraws Cancer Treatment Mylotarg from U.S. Market

June 21, 2010 11:27 am | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | Comments

Pfizer Inc. today announced the voluntary withdrawal from the U.S. market of the drug Mylotarg (gemtuzumab ozogamicin) for patients with acute myeloid leukemia (AML), a bone marrow cancer. The company took the action at the request of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration after results...


Marines To Use Autonomous Vehicles Built By Virginia Tech Engineering Students Using TORC Products

June 21, 2010 11:25 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Virginia Tech ) Four Ground Unmanned Support Surrogate vehicles headed to Hawaii are an outgrowth of university research to develop technology for DARPA competitions and the commercialization capabilities of a small business.

UCLA's James Liao Receives Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award From EPA

June 21, 2010 11:25 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( University of California - Los Angeles ) James C. Liao, Chancellor's Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the UCLA Engineering, has been awarded the 2010 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Liao, the first...

Verizon Wireless Considering Tiered Pricing

June 21, 2010 11:25 am | by InformationWeek | Comments

Following AT&T's change from an unlimited data plan to a tiered pricing model, Verizon Wireless is contemplating doing away with flat-rate data pricing.

U.S. Supreme Court Rules 7-1 in Favor of Farmers, Ban on Roundup Ready Alfalfa 'Cannot Stand'

June 21, 2010 10:27 am | by Monsanto | Comments

ST. LOUIS, June 21, 2010 / PRNewswire-FirstCall / -- In a 7-1 ruling today, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned a lower court's order that has prohibited farmers from planting Roundup Ready alfalfa for the past three years.  

Innovation: Microsoft's Kinect isn't just for games

June 21, 2010 10:24 am | by New Scientist | Comments

Technology that leaves hands free will soon go beyond gaming, leading to applications that change the way we interact with the the world around us

Connecticut AG Investigating Google WiFi Incident

June 21, 2010 10:24 am | by InformationWeek | Comments

The inquiry into Google's Street View WiFi data gathering involves a significant number of states.

PA Glass Plant Closes after 105 Years, Town Devastated

June 21, 2010 8:24 am | Comments

Owens-Illinois' decision to close the plant is part of its plan to consolidate what the manufacturer believes to be inefficient North American plants and expand plants in "emerging markets," such as China, Thailand and Argentina.


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