Archive: 09/13/2010

EPA told gas drilling does, does not taint water

(AP) -- Rep. Maurice Hinchey told a federal hearing Monday that the Environmental Protection Agency must regulate hydraulic fracturing, the natural gas extraction process that he said has contaminated water near drilling ...

Sep 13, 2010
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Do children understand irony?

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new study reveals 4-year-old children understand and can even use certain types of irony. The study was published in the British Journal of Developmental Psychology by Stephanie Alexander, a PhD ...

Sep 13, 2010
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'Halo: Reach' videogame invasion begins

The trigger fingers of "Halo" lovers worldwide are twitching ahead of the release Tuesday of the latest installment of the acclaimed science fiction shooter videogame.

Sep 13, 2010
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Oncologists play key role in fight against smoking

(PhysOrg.com) -- Oncologists should consider it their professional duty to set a healthy example by not smoking and by advocating against tobacco use locally and internationally, two Emory faculty members argue in an article ...

Sep 13, 2010
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Targeted agent shows promise for chronic lymphoid leukemia

Researchers at the Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center-Arthur G. James Cancer Hospital and Richard J. Solove Research Institute (OSUCCC-James) have identified an experimental agent that targets chronic lymphocytic ...

Sep 13, 2010
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