Archive: 15/06/2007

Overcoming the fear of hiring employees

The Civil Rights Act of 1991 (CRA-91) held great promise for protecting workers from discrimination in the workplace. Unfortunately, like many good ideas, CRA-91 had an unintended consequence for employers: it increased the ...

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New drug resistance found in river blindness

A 20-year effort to control the spread of onchocerciasis, or river blindness, in African communities is threatened by the development of drug resistance in the parasite that causes the disease, a study by McGill University ...

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Researchers track snakes to study populations, behavior

A researcher for Washington University in St. Louis, along with colleagues at the Saint Louis Zoo and Saint Louis University are tracking timber rattlesnakes in west St. Louis County and neighboring Jefferson County. They ...

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GE eucalyptus tree investigation urged

Several U.S. environmental groups are upset concerning a possible link between a pathogenic fungus and genetically engineered eucalyptus trees.

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Asian bees threaten Australia

Four swarms of Asian bees found in Cairns, Australia, may pose a serious threat to the country's honey bee population.

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