Archive: 10/01/2010

Google brings 'Street View' to Antarctica

Google's "Street View" imagery has sparked privacy concerns in some countries but that's unlikely to be the case with its latest destination -- Antarctica, populated mostly by penguins.

Oct 01, 2010
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Blue holes a mystery of the deep

On the long list of reasons why few scientists have dared plumb the mysteries of the Bahamas' famed blue holes, the toxic swamp gas actually rates pretty low.

Oct 01, 2010
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Choice of CEO signals new direction for HP

(AP) -- The appointment of a German software executive as Hewlett-Packard Co.'s next CEO sends an unmistakable signal that the board of the world's largest technology company is prepared to gamble big on ...

Oct 01, 2010
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South Africa to research mood-lifting plant

(AP) -- For hundreds of years, indigenous South Africans have chewed a plant they say reduces stress, relieves hunger, sedates and elevates moods. Now they have a license to study and market it, and plan ...

Oct 01, 2010
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Proposed dietary guidelines for Americans sharply debated

A special article published today in the journal Nutrition sharply criticizes the recent Report of the 2010 Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee (DGAC). Authors Hite et al. argue the Report fails to conform to the standa ...

Oct 01, 2010
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Active packaging keeps meat fresh for longer

To date, supermarkets have only been able to keep products on their meat counters for a few days. But now researchers have developed an antimicrobial active packaging film that destroys the microorganisms ...

Oct 01, 2010
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