Archive: 01/08/2006

Forecast: Showers and Thunderstorms

People planning baseball games, picnics, and other outdoor events may have more precise short-term forecasts of rainfall in the next few years, thanks to an observing strategy now being tested by atmospheric scientists at ...

dateAug 01, 2006 in Earth Sciences
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Kerry outlines his U.S. healthcare plan

U.S. Sen. John Kerry, D-Mass., outlined his 4-point proposal for U.S. healthcare policy in Boston Tuesday, saying every citizen must be covered by 2012.

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Ground Zero workers' lungs aged 12 years

Toxic dust and fumes around New York's collapsed World Trade Center in 2001 have aged the lungs of rescue workers by 12 years, researchers said Tuesday.

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Audit says Los Alamos Lab broke rules

U.S. Department of Energy auditors say the Los Alamos National Laboratory in New Mexico violated administrative procedures involving data protection.

dateAug 01, 2006 in Other
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Different genes may cause autism in boys and girls

Like detectives trying to solve a murder case, researchers searching for the biological cause of autism have come up with some surprising suspects. They've found that different genes may be responsible for causing autism ...

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