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Data Mining Algorithm Explains Complex Temporal Interactions Among Genes

June 22, 2010 6:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Virginia Tech ) Researchers at Virginia Tech, New York University, and the University of Milan, Italy, have created a data mining algorithm they call GOALIE that can automatically reveal how biological processes are coordinated in time.

Viral Protein Structure Study Offers HIV Therapy Hope

June 22, 2010 6:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( National Physical Laboratory ) The UK's National Physical Laboratory is involved in a collaborative project that is helping to further the understanding of HIV viral protein structure which could lead to new molecular medicines.

Dow and BASF receive Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award for HPPO Technology

June 22, 2010 4:27 am | by Dow Chemical Company | Comments

The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) and BASF received a 2010 Presidential Green Chemistry Challenge Award at a ceremony held at the Ronald Reagan Center in Washington, D.C. The two companies were honored for their jointly developed hydrogen peroxide to propylene oxide (HPPO) technology that...


You, your car, and climate change

June 22, 2010 1:26 am | by Natural Environment Research Council | Comments

Knowing that car use contributes to greenhouse gas emissions is not enough for most of us to choose to walk instead. Strong but pragmatic policies are crucial if we are to become greener travellers, researchers say.

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.


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