Archive: 05/05/2009

NYPD Goes Green

(PhysOrg.com) -- New York City has a goal to reduce its overall carbon footprint. For Manhattan, the goal is to reduce greenhouse gases 30% by 2017. As part of this effort, the New York City Police Department ...

dateMay 05, 2009 in Energy & Green Tech weblog
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US anti-trust inquiry into Google, Apple

US officials have begun investigating whether close ties between the boards of technology giants Google and Apple violate antitrust laws, the New York Times said Tuesday.

dateMay 05, 2009 in Business
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NASA mission sends germs into space

Millions of microbe astronauts will travel into space Tuesday aboard a NASA satellite. These germs are part of a mission led by the NASA Ames Research Center at California's Moffett Field to study how floating in space alters ...

dateMay 05, 2009 in Space Exploration
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Carbon nanotubes and the environment

Carbon nanotubes have made a meteoric career in the past 15 years, even if their applications are still limited. Recent research results show that - apart from their favorable mechanical and electrical properties ...

dateMay 05, 2009 in Bio & Medicine
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Gender roles cemented in popular therapy

In recent years a slew of books and TV programs have been produced on the theme of couples. Popular therapists give advice about the art of succeeding as a couple. The sociologist Sara Eldén at Lund University in Sweden ...

dateMay 05, 2009 in Social Sciences
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Probiotics may be able to help you keep slim

Researchers from LIFE - Faculty of Life Sciences at University of Copenhagen are working on a promising research project that seems to indicate that probiotics have a slimming effect.

dateMay 05, 2009 in Other
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