Archive: 04/14/2009

EU to sue Britain over Internet privacy

(AP) -- The European Union started legal action against Britain on Tuesday for not applying EU data privacy rules that would restrict an Internet advertising tracker called Phorm from watching how users surf the Web.

dateApr 14, 2009 in Internet
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Yikes, bedbugs! EPA looks to stop resurgence

(AP) -- "Don't let the bedbugs bite." Doesn't seem so bad in a cheerful bedtime rhyme, but it's becoming a really big problem now that the nasty critters are invading hospitals, college dorms and even swanky ...

dateApr 14, 2009 in Health
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Biofuels could hasten climate change

A new study finds that it will take more than 75 years for the carbon emissions saved through the use of biofuels to compensate for the carbon lost when biofuel plantations are established on forestlands. If the original ...

dateApr 14, 2009 in Environment
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Study finds many consumers ignore food product recalls

Rutgers' Food Policy Institute (FPI) released a study today showing that many Americans fail to check their homes for recalled food products. Only about 60 percent of the studied sample reported ever having looked for recalled ...

dateApr 14, 2009 in Health
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Guam rhino beetles got rhythm

In May 2008 the island of Guam became a living laboratory for scientists as they attached acoustic equipment to coconut trees in order to listen for rhinoceros beetles. A grant from USDA IPM allowed Richard Mankin, a recognized ...

dateApr 14, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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