Archive: 07/03/2012

What's cooking? The UK's potential food crisis

The Sustainable Consumption Institute research claims food which families now take for granted, such as meat and fresh vegetables, could become too expensive for many if global temperatures rise in line with the current trends ...

dateJul 03, 2012 in Environment
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Toshiba fined in US antitrust case

Japanese electronics giant Toshiba said Tuesday a jury has ordered it to pay $87 million in a price-fixing case on LCD displays, but that it ultimately may not end up paying damages.

dateJul 03, 2012 in Business
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Electricity in the air

(Phys.org) -- The faster a wind turbine's blade spins, the more energy you can get from it. And the farther you get from the hub, the faster that part of the blade is traveling. So the tips of the blades generate ...

dateJul 03, 2012 in Energy & Green Tech
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Diving shrews -- heat before you leap

How does the world's smallest mammalian diver survive icy waters to catch its prey? A recent study of American water shrews to be presented at the Society for Experimental Biology meeting in Salzburg on 1st ...

dateJul 03, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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