Archive: 10/01/2010

'Widgets' are hot at gadget show

Spend a lot of time on the Web while watching television? Maybe not. But a lot of companies are betting you will. All of the top television manufacturers at the annual Consumer Electronics Show (CES) here are offering Internet-enabled ...

dateJan 10, 2010 in Telecom
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Spain begins to flood park with peat fire

(AP) -- Hoping to save a dried Spanish wetland from an underground peat fire, the government has unleashed floodwaters onto an expanse of the marsh now under threat due to past water mismanagement.

dateJan 10, 2010 in Environment
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Toxic metal in kids' jewelry from China

(AP) -- Barred from using lead in children's jewelry because of its toxicity, some Chinese manufacturers have been substituting the more dangerous heavy metal cadmium in sparkling charm bracelets and shiny pendants being ...

dateJan 10, 2010 in Health
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Heart rhythm gene revealed in new research

( -- A gene that regulates the rhythm of the heart is revealed in new research published today in Nature Genetics. The authors of the study, from Imperial College London, say their discovery helps them to understand ...

dateJan 10, 2010 in Genetics
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