Archive: 01/09/2009

Study finds Web no equalizer for civic engagement

(AP) -- Unlike some people have hoped, the Internet hasn't led to big changes in the socio-economic makeup of Americans engaged in civic activities, a new study from the Pew Internet and American Life Project finds.

dateSep 01, 2009 in Internet
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Tiny pump means pain relief for big cats

Veterinarians from the Wildlife Conservation Society's Bronx Zoo and the University of Tennessee have found a solution to the challenge of providing effective pain relief to some of their most difficult patients: big cats.

dateSep 01, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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Premium info for car drivers

( -- What will the weather be like over the next few hours on the A3 between Nuremberg and Würzburg in Germany? Could fog be a problem? A new system will enable automakers to offer their customers additional ...

dateSep 01, 2009 in Engineering
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Fixing the Cyber Security Problem

( -- Our flawed approach to cyber security needs a dramatic overhaul -- and courts should lead the way to reform, argues Edward Imwinkelried, a professor of law at the University of California, Davis, and one ...

dateSep 01, 2009 in Social Sciences
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