Archive: 18/04/2011

Imported olive oil quality unreliable, study finds

( -- Nearly three-quarters of the samples of top-selling imported olive oil brands failed international extra virgin standards, according to a new report by researchers at the University of California, Davis, ...

dateApr 18, 2011 in Other
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Imaging a multiple star

( -- Multiple stars - binaries, triplets, or perhaps more stars, that orbit each other - are unique laboratories into the interactions between stars and their early environments.

dateApr 18, 2011 in Astronomy
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Japan's supply chain ripple effects

This past Monday marked the one-month anniversary of the earthquake that struck Japan on March 11. As the country braces for aftershocks in the months to come, businesses around the world are steeling themselves against ripples ...

dateApr 18, 2011 in Economics & Business
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Philips first-quarter net income down

Dutch electronics giant Philips said Monday that first-quarter net income had fallen 31.3 percent and announced a joint venture with Hong Kong-based TPV for its flagging television business.

dateApr 18, 2011 in Business
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'Royal star' was a supernova, say astronomers

One of the abiding legends of Britain's royal family is that a noon-day star appeared at the birth in 1630 of King Charles II, who was to restore the English monarchy after the execution of his father.

dateApr 18, 2011 in Astronomy
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