Archive: 15/07/2010

Facebook page that praised UK killer taken down

(AP) -- A Facebook fan page that glorified a dead killer was removed by its creator Thursday after it drew sharp criticism from Britain's prime minister and put the social networking site in an uncomfortable situation.

dateJul 15, 2010 in Internet
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FCC seeks to boost rural health care program use

(AP) -- Federal regulators are proposing changes to expand use of the $400 million government program that subsidizes Internet services at hospitals, clinics and other health care facilities in rural areas.

dateJul 15, 2010 in Telecom
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New light on Leonardo Da Vinci's faces

How did Leonardo Da Vinci manage to paint such perfect faces? For the first time a quantitative chemical analysis has been done on seven paintings from the Louvre Museum (including the Mona Lisa) without extracting any samples.

dateJul 15, 2010 in Analytical Chemistry
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Ironing out the causes of wrinkles

As a sign of aging or in a suit, wrinkles are almost never welcome, but two papers in the current issue of Physical Review Letters offer some perspective on what determines their size and shape in soft materials.

dateJul 15, 2010 in General Physics
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