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Bats' Echolocation Recorded For Human Exploit

May 10, 2010 8:27 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Institute of Physics ) A team of British researchers has worked with six adult Egyptian fruit bats from Tropical World in Leeds to record and recreate their calls.

Scientists Design New Drug Type To Kill Lymphoma Cells

May 10, 2010 8:23 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation ) A new type of drug designed to kill nonHodgkin lymphoma tumor cells could lead to potential nontoxic therapies for cancer patients.

Samsung to spend $21 billion on health, green energy

May 10, 2010 6:29 pm | by Reuters | Comments

SEOUL (Reuters) - South Korea's biggest business conglomerate Samsung Group said on Tuesday it would invest 23.3 trillion won ($20.6 billion) by 2020 in new businesses including health care and green energy technology.

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BP tries a new Gulf spill fix, as slick spreads

May 10, 2010 5:28 pm | by Reuters | Comments

ROBERT, Louisiana (Reuters) - BP Plc said on Monday it will again attempt to contain oil gushing deep in the Gulf of Mexico, this time with a far smaller funnel than it tried before, as a massive slick threatened Louisiana shores.

Federal and State Officials Confirm Link Between Bagged Romaine Lettuce and E. coli O145 Illness Outbreak

May 10, 2010 5:27 pm | by U.S. Food & Drug Administration | Comments

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and its state health partners have confirmed that the strain of E. coli O145 detected by the New York State Public Health Laboratory, Wadsworth Center, in Albany, in an unopened bag of...

Untangling the quantum entanglement behind photosynthesis

May 10, 2010 5:26 pm | by Science Daily | Comments

Researchers have carried out the first study in which the quantum phenomenon known as "entanglement" has been observed and characterized in a real biological system. Quantum entanglement is thought to be a critical factor behind the ability of green plants and certain bacteria, through...

Evidence growing of air pollution's link to heart disease, death

May 10, 2010 5:26 pm | by Science Daily | Comments

Air pollution is a risk factor for heart disease; however, people can take action to reduce their individual risk, according to an updated American Heart Association scientific statement. Exposure to fine particulate matter over a few hours or weeks can trigger cardiovascular deaths,...

Comtech To Acquire CPI For $472 Million

May 10, 2010 1:30 pm | by InformationWeek | Comments

The move will bring Comtech closer to its goal of developing a one-stop shop for radio frequency products.

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Quantum Mechanics Reveals New Details Of Deep Earth

May 10, 2010 1:25 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Ohio State University ) Scientists have used quantum mechanics to reveal that the most common mineral on Earth is relatively uncommon deep within the planet. Using several of the largest supercomputers in the nation, a team of physicists led by Ohio State University has been able...

X-rays Reveal Chemical Link Between Birds And Dinosaurs

May 10, 2010 12:24 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

( DOE/SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory ) Using the bright X-ray beam of the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource, located at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory, an international team of researchers has found that a 150 million year old "dinobird" fossil, long thought to...

Chemical Remains Of Dinobird Found

May 10, 2010 12:24 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

( University of Manchester ) A 150-million-year old 'dinobird' fossil, long thought to contain nothing but fossilized bone and rock, has been hiding remnants of the animal's original chemistry, according to new research.The sensational discovery by an international team of...

Obama Aide Says GM, Chrysler Showing Improvement

May 10, 2010 11:24 am | by Manufacturing.net | Comments

Key figure in government's efforts to help auto and manufacturing industries said GM and Chrysler are moving in the right direction but remain works in progress.

Feds Recall More Kids' Jewelry For Cadmium(2)

May 10, 2010 11:23 am | by Manufacturing.net | Comments

Federal regulators?announce another recall of children's jewelry with high levels of the toxic metal cadmium, and say they're expanding...

Panel Recommends Standardizing Prescription Container Labeling

May 10, 2010 10:28 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( US Pharmacopeia ) To promote the establishment of universal standards for prescription medication labels -- and to address the widespread problem of patient misinterpretation of medication instructions -- an advisory panel formed by the US Pharmacopeial Convention recently issued a...

Study Paves Way For New Biofuels Models, Technologies

May 10, 2010 10:28 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( North Carolina State University ) Biofuels hold promise as environmentally friendly sources of renewable energy, but which ones should industry and policy leaders focus their efforts on developing? A new study involving researchers from North Carolina State University offers...

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