Archive: 02/08/2009

King salmon vanishing in Alaska, smokehouses empty

(AP) -- Yukon River smokehouses should be filled this summer with oil-rich strips of king salmon - long used by Alaska Natives as a high-energy food to get through the long Alaska winters. But they're mostly empty.

dateAug 02, 2009 in Ecology
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More ads coming to TV -- even to one-time havens

(AP) -- Coming soon to your TV: More advertising, in places you might not expect. The ads are showing up where people used to enjoy a break from advertising, such as video on demand and on-screen channel guides. Even TiVo, ...

dateAug 02, 2009 in Telecom
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Hawaii protecting coral reefs with big fines

(AP) -- Wrecking coral will cost you in Hawaii. A Maui tour company is paying the state nearly $400,000 for damaging more than 1,200 coral colonies when one of its boats sank at Molokini, a pristine reef and popular diving ...

dateAug 02, 2009 in Environment
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New robots help humans cope with illness

Robots that can cook, dance to Michael Jackson songs or guide the blind are among the gadgets aimed at helping humans cope with illnesses on display in Spain at one of the world's biggest annual gatherings of new technology ...

dateAug 02, 2009 in Robotics
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