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WSI ups 2010 hurricane forecast to 20 named storms

June 22, 2010 3:28 pm | by Reuters | Comments

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Private forecaster Weather Services International (WSI) said on Tuesday its latest forecast called for a more active 2010 Atlantic hurricane season.

Experts demand European action on plastics chemical

June 22, 2010 3:28 pm | by Reuters | Comments

LONDON (Reuters) - Scientists and international health organizations from around the world called on Europe's food safety watchdog on Wednesday to regulate against exposure to a potentially harmful chemical found in plastic containers.

Canada set to track ships using Northwest Passage

June 22, 2010 2:27 pm | by Reuters | Comments

VANCOUVER (Reuters) - Canada, which has a disputed sovereignty claim to the Northwest Passage, will require all larger ships plying the Arctic sea route to register starting on July 1, the government said on Tuesday.


More wins needed in climate talks: World Bank

June 22, 2010 1:29 pm | by Reuters | Comments

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - World climate talks set for November in Mexico could make progress on how poorer states cope with global warming, but more wins are needed at the table to produce a big breakthrough at the long-running talks, a senior World Bank official said.

NJIT Professor Heads Panel Studying Sudden Car Acceleration

June 22, 2010 1:23 pm | by EurekAlert | Comments

( New Jersey Institute of Technology ) Louis J. Lanzerotti, PhD, a distinguished research professor in the department of physics at NJIT, will lead the 13-member panel organized by the National Research Council (NRC) of the National Academies to identify possible causes of unintended...

Q & A: Dr. Steven Waldren On What's At Risk With E-Health Records

June 22, 2010 11:28 am | by InformationWeek | Comments

It's time for doctors to move on EHRs or get left behind, says head of American Academy of Family Physicians health information group.

Toshiba to build drive motors for hybrids in Houston

June 22, 2010 11:25 am | by Reuters | Comments

DETROIT (Reuters) - Japanese electronics conglomerate Toshiba Corp said on Tuesday that it will begin producing drive motors for hybrid vehicles for Ford Motor Co.

Honeywell Primus Elite Display Selected For Citation X

June 22, 2010 10:28 am | by Honeywell International | Comments

New Liquid Crystal Displays Enable Additional Features Including Charts and Maps, XM® Weather and Video Capability PHOENIX, Ariz., June 22, 2010 -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today it has been selected to provide its Primus Elite cockpit displays for Cessna’s Citation X aircraft...


Activity Sensing With Software Sensors

June 22, 2010 10:25 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( University of Leicester ) A computer science researcher at the University of Leicester has investigated a technique which senses the activity of the user with the help of computer software systems.

Wireless Vs. Wireless

June 22, 2010 10:25 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Inderscience Publishers ) 3G and Wi-Fi are the two main mobile communications technologies today, but until recently they have been complementary services, the former offering users network access through cellphone masts forming a wide-area network (WAN), the latter based on...

Verizon Wraps LTE Network Testing

June 22, 2010 10:25 am | by InformationWeek | Comments

User trials of the 4G network will begin in five cities, as the wireless firm aims to roll out the service in 25 markets this year.

Medvedev Wants To Create Russian Silicon Valley

June 22, 2010 8:28 am | by | Comments

Russian president on Friday visits Silicon Valley for the first time, eager to reinvent Russia's...

Research From Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Professor Offers Clues To Alzheimer's Disease

June 22, 2010 8:24 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute ) An organic compound found in red wine -- resveratrol -- has the ability to neutralize the toxic effects of proteins linked to Alzheimer's disease, according to research led by Rensselaer Professor Peter M. Tessier. The findings, published in the...

Radio Signals Research Scans New Horizons

June 22, 2010 8:23 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( University of Leicester ) A study at the University of Leicester aims to understand the reasons why radio signals sometimes act unpredictably- travelling beyond the horizon and interfering with other signals.

Nuclear Safety Concerns Mirrored in Oil Industry

June 22, 2010 7:59 am | Comments

Proposed climate/energy legislation could put the U.S. nuclear sector on the same dangerous path as the oil industry by undermining safety reviews and truncating the licensing process for new reactors.


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