Archive: 04/19/2006

Americans Love Competition - Is It Pushing Scientists Too Far

Serious scientific misconduct that calls the integrity of science into question is only uncovered and reported perhaps a dozen times a year in the United States. This suggests that there isn't much misbehaving taking place ...

Apr 19, 2006
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Digital camera 'fingerprinting' developed

Child pornographers will soon have a harder time escaping prosecution thanks to a stunning new technology in development at Binghamton University, State University of New York, that can reliably link digital images to the ...

Apr 19, 2006
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Twin Towers dust delays construction

New York's transit agency plans to postpone demolition of a building near the World Trade Center site because of possible contamination with toxic dust.

Apr 19, 2006
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Michigan plans to cut mercury emissions

Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm has announced plans to reduce mercury emissions from coal-fired power plants by 90 percent in the next decade.

Apr 19, 2006
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Scientists drill quake hole two miles deep

Geologists are drilling miles into the Earth to prepare for an earthquake such as the 7.9 magnitude quake that struck San Francisco April 18, 1906.

Apr 19, 2006
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Enzyme-based biological fuel cell is built

Oxford University scientists have built an enzyme based biological fuel cell that takes oxygen and hydrogen from an atmosphere to power electrical devices.

Apr 19, 2006
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