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Mystery glitch? Blame it on the sun

June 23, 2010 9:25 am | by New Scientist | Comments

Even modest solar activity can wreak havoc with the technology that keeps our world ticking over

Czechs say Russian spies targeting energy sector

June 23, 2010 8:26 am | by Reuters | Comments

PRAGUE (Reuters) - Russian spies are increasingly active in the Czech Republic and turning their attention to the energy sector, including nuclear power, the Czech counter-intelligence agency BIS said on Wednesday.

Dr. Mitola And Cognitive Radio Are Featured On Computing Now

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

( Stevens Institute of Technology ) Dr. Joseph Mitola III, Vice President for the Research Enterprise at Stevens Institute of Technology, is the subject of a recent article on Computing Now which details the benefits and development of cognitive radio, the intelligent wireless...


New Book Reviews Research On P53 -- The 'guardian Of The Genome' -- And Its Relatives

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

( Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory ) A new book from Cold Spring Harbor Laboratory Press, "The p53 Family," provides a comprehensive review of the functions of the p53 family. It was edited by Arnold Levine and David Lane, who independently discovered p53 about 30 years ago.

Goodbye Cabernet, Hello Chaos Theory?

June 23, 2010 7:37 am | by MICHELLE LOCKE, Associated Press Writer | Comments

We're talking wines, of course, specifically a new breed of quirkily named wines that aim to make you think while you drink.

Nuke Plant Says Flaw Led to Radioactive Leak

June 23, 2010 7:30 am | by JOHN CURRAN, Associated Press Writer | Comments

After spending about $10 million responding to a radioactive tritium leak, Vermont officials said it would be at least three months before the cleanup is complete.

Corrected: Fish farming set to grow as demand for food

June 23, 2010 7:29 am | by Reuters | Comments

(Corrects spelling, title of Canadian official in paragraphs 11-12)

China 3G Subscribers Top 20 Million

June 23, 2010 7:29 am | by InformationWeek | Comments

China Unicom and China Mobile each added 1 million 3G subscribers in May, as the market is gaining steam.


Monsanto Company Sets Webcast and Analyst/Media Call for 2010 Third-Quarter Financial Results

June 23, 2010 7:29 am | by Monsanto | Comments

ST. LOUIS, June 23, 2010 / PRNewswire-FirstCall / -- Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) announced it will issue the company's financial results for its 2010 third quarter on Wednesday, June 30, 2010, prior to market open. Mons

Nanowires For The Electronics And Optoelectronics Of The Future

June 23, 2010 7:28 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Testing and Research (EMPA) ) The tale begins with a feasibility study on the manufacture of colored fluorescing thin films for optical safety applications. An EU project on the development of novel gas sensors followed. In the meantime,...

'Ghost Particle' Sized Up By Cosmologists

June 23, 2010 7:28 am | by EurekAlert | Comments

( University College London ) Cosmologists at UCL are a step closer to determining the mass of the elusive neutrino particle, not by using a giant particle detector, but by gazing up into space.

BP Confirms Bob Dudley in Gulf Clean-Up Role

June 23, 2010 7:16 am | by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Comments

BP confirmed that Bob Dudley is now in charge of efforts to clean up the Gulf of Mexico oil spill, replacing Chief Executive Tony Hayward, who has been heavily criticized.

Roundup's Troubles May Mean More Chemicals

June 23, 2010 7:03 am | by DAVID MERCER, Associated Press Writer | Comments

A few sturdy species of weed resistant to Roundup have evolved, forcing farmers to return to some of the less environmentally safe practices they abandoned decades ago.

Toyota, Honda Battered By Strikes In China

June 23, 2010 6:28 am | by | Comments

Fresh walkouts?are slowing output and adding to costs at a time when both Toyota and Honda have been ramping up production to meet strong demand.

AT & T Postpones Selling iPhone 4

June 23, 2010 6:28 am | by | Comments

Company said because early orders for the new iPhone were so high, it will fullfill those orders first and won't start selling the iPhone in stores until June 29.


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