Archive: 05/13/2011

South African firm to market 'GEM' avocados

The University of California, Riverside, has signed an exclusive license agreement with Westfalia Fruit Estates, a South African company, to market ‘GEM,' an avocado variety developed by UC Riverside ...

dateMay 13, 2011 in Other
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Water wonder

A brilliant water saving idea by UNSW engineering academics Greg Leslie and Bruce Sutton has impressed the judges on ABC TV’s New Inventors program.

dateMay 13, 2011 in Hi Tech & Innovation
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Google near US settlement over ad practices

Google is close to reaching a settlement with the Justice Department over allegations it made hundreds of millions of dollars by accepting advertisements from online pharmacies that break US law, The Wall ...

dateMay 13, 2011 in Business
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Salmon swim again in Czech Elbe river

Salmon are flashing silver again in the Elbe river and its many tributaries in the Czech Republic as the waterway slowly bounces back from four decades of communist-era pollution.

dateMay 13, 2011 in Ecology
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'Rogue websites' bill returns to US Senate

US senators re-introduced a bill Thursday that would give the US authorities more tools to crack down on websites selling pirated movies, television shows and music and counterfeit goods.

dateMay 13, 2011 in Internet
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