Archive: 05/06/2009

China: Will ensure stimulus protects environment

(AP) -- China said Friday it will strictly monitor the government's economic stimulus package for projects that cause pollution, addressing worries that officials would ignore the environment in an effort to maintain China's ...

dateJun 05, 2009 in Environment
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Bee-killing parasite genome sequenced

Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists have sequenced the genome of a parasite that can kill honey bees. Nosema ceranae is one of many pathogens suspected of contributing to the current bee population decline, termed ...

dateJun 05, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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FTC shuts allegedly rogue Internet provider

(AP) -- The federal government has severed the Internet connection of a company accused of helping criminals serve up a "witches' brew" of nasty content online, from computer viruses to child pornography.

dateJun 05, 2009 in Internet
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