Archive: 11/02/2010

Getting rid of cattle fever ticks

Scientists at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) have developed two strategies to ward off cattle fever ticks that are crossing the border from Mexico into the United States. These ticks transmit bovine babesiosis, ...

dateNov 02, 2010 in Ecology
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Infections detected by new dressing

Wounds have to be regularly checked, to make sure any complications in the healing process are detected at an early stage. A new material will make it possible to check wounds without changing the dressing: ...

dateNov 02, 2010 in Engineering
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US videogame maker EA in deal with Facebook

Electronic Arts said Tuesday that it has reached a five-year agreement with Facebook that calls for the social network's virtual currency to be the exclusive payment method for EA games.

dateNov 02, 2010 in Internet
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Report: YouTube faces new ban in Turkey

(AP) -- Turkey's telecommunications authority will again block access to YouTube unless the video-sharing site removes a sex video of a former opposition party leader, the state-run news agency reported Tuesday.

dateNov 02, 2010 in Internet
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Court hears arguments on violent video games

(AP) -- The Supreme Court on Tuesday expressed sympathy for a California law that aims to keep children from buying ultra-violent video games in which players maim, kill or sexually assault images of people. ...

dateNov 02, 2010 in Software
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