Archive: 05/11/2012

Exploding the myths of manufacturing

The manufacturing sector, its advocates note, is burdened by negative stereotypes. Outsiders often mistakenly think that manufacturing consists of jobs that are “dumb, dirty and dull,” as MIT President Susan Hockfield ...

May 11, 2012
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Sumatra earthquake mysteries examined

(Phys.org) -- An earthquake in the Indian Ocean off the coast of Sumatra, Indonesia on 11th April was unusually powerful, at magnitude 8.6, for a “strike-slip” type of quake, and a new analysis of ...

May 11, 2012 report
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Cloudy with a chance of pirates

Imagine being tasked with finding a nondescript gray car being driven somewhere in the United States. And imagine that your primary tools for finding that car are a few aircraft and a handful of vehicles of your own. 

May 11, 2012
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Navy study: Sonar, blasts might hurt more sea life

(AP) -- The U.S. Navy may hurt more dolphins and whales by using sonar and explosives in Hawaii and California under a more thorough analysis that reflects new research and covers naval activities in a wider ...

May 11, 2012
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Kenyan ranches relocating rhinos in fear of poachers

Claus Mortensen is a private Kenyan rancher with a passion -- endangered rhinos -- and now a mission: to save his herd from slaughter by ruthless poachers who sell their horns to Asia, where they are prized ...

May 11, 2012
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Source: Yahoo CEO says he didn't mislead company

(AP) -- Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson is assuring his colleagues that he didn't supply the incorrect information that led the troubled Internet company to list a bogus college degree in his official biography, according to a ...

May 11, 2012
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