Archive: 03/17/2010

Japan leading charge against bluefin ban

(AP) -- Opposition grew Wednesday against a proposal to ban the export of Atlantic bluefin tuna, with several Arab countries joining Japan in arguing it would hurt poor fishing nations and was not supported ...

dateMar 17, 2010 in Ecology
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When mom has an eating problem

They would love to be perfect mothers. Instead, they feel ashamed and inadequate, and fearful that their children might inherit their eating difficulties.

dateMar 17, 2010 in Health
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Brain-Like Computer Closer to Realization

(PhysOrg.com) -- Almost since computing began, scientists and technologists have been fascinated with the idea of a computer that works similarly to the human brain. In 2008, the first "memristor" was built, ...

dateMar 17, 2010 in Nanophysics weblog
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Profiting on the Internet

Despite the hyperbole, there are many examples that prove that business use of the Internet is not always profitable, the bursting of the dot.com bubble aside. Now, a Tunisian researcher reports in the International Journal of ...

dateMar 17, 2010 in Social Sciences
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