Archive: 05/12/2011

Back-room negotiations begin on climate intentions

(AP) -- Back-room negotiations began in earnest Monday on a deal to rescue the only treaty governing greenhouse gas reductions and to launch talks on a broader agreement to include the world's largest polluters: China and ...

dateDec 05, 2011 in Environment
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Microsoft rolls out Xbox TV platform

Microsoft Corp. is rolling out a new interface for its Xbox game console users - one that allows you to navigate through music, movies, TV shows and games with the wave of your hand or the sound of your voice.

dateDec 05, 2011 in Software
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Old recipe making a come back

Humans ate sourdough bread in ancient times and it's remained a traditional part of the diets in some countries and regions. Now Baltic scientists have reinvented this centuries-old technique for the needs of the food industry ...

dateDec 05, 2011 in Other
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Healthy piglets? Not with sulfonamides

Recent work from the University of Veterinary Medicine, Vienna confirms that sulfonamides can be used to control coccidiosis in piglets, although not without considerable effort and expense. In contrast, the drug toltrazuril ...

dateDec 05, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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When the heat's on, fish can cope

Australian scientists have discovered that some tropical fish have a greater capacity to cope with rising sea temperatures than previously thought – by adjusting over several generations.

dateDec 05, 2011 in Environment
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People matter in climate change models

Climate change does not discriminate among regions or their inhabitants, but the continued growth of the human population will most likely contribute to the ill-effects of climate change. US researchers writing in the International ...

dateDec 05, 2011 in Environment
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