Archive: 06/14/2010

Starbucks: Free Wi-Fi at 6,700 US sites

(AP) -- Starbucks Corp. will begin offering unlimited free wireless Internet access at all company-operated U.S. locations starting July 1, part of an ongoing effort to bring more customers in the door.

dateJun 14, 2010 in Telecom
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Scientists develop tech to track carbon dioxide

(AP) -- Scientists have developed a method for detecting and tracking carbon dioxide deep underground, giving the federal government an important tool as people look for ways to keep carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gases ...

dateJun 14, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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Hand study reveals brain's distorted body model

Our brains contain a highly distorted model of our own bodies, according to new research by scientists at UCL (University College London). A study published today, which focussed on the brain's representation ...

dateJun 14, 2010 in Neuroscience
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Moon whets appetite for water

Scientists at the Carnegie Institution's Geophysical Laboratory, with colleagues, have discovered a much higher water content in the Moon's interior than previous studies. Their research suggests that the ...

dateJun 14, 2010 in Space Exploration
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High yield crops keep carbon emissions low

The Green Revolution of the late 20th century increased crop yields worldwide and helped feed an expanding global population. According to a new report published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, it als ...

dateJun 14, 2010 in Environment
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Don't kill oiled birds, say UC Davis experts

(PhysOrg.com) -- Rescuing oiled birds is the right thing to do because more of them survive and reproduce than previously thought, say UC Davis oiled wildlife experts in the first scientific review of all oiled-bird survival ...

dateJun 14, 2010 in Ecology
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