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 ...

dateSep 13, 2010 in Environment
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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 ...

dateSep 13, 2010 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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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.

dateSep 13, 2010 in Software
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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 ...

dateSep 13, 2010 in Health
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