Archive: 05/10/2011

Dutch to unveil alcohol immobilisers in cars

Drivers caught from December with a blood alcohol content of more than 1.3 grammes per litre will be forced to have breathalyser immobilisers in their cars, the Dutch Infrastructure Ministry said Wednesday.

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Israel celebrates after chemistry Nobel win

Israel's Nobel chemistry laureate Dan Shechtman on Wednesday said his prize for the discovery of quasicrystals should be a cause for celebration for scientists across the world.

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Google Earth eclipses one billion downloads

Google Earth software has been downloaded more than one billion times, and that stellar achievement was marked Wednesday with a website showcasing ways the interactive replica of the planet is used.

dateOct 05, 2011 in Internet
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