Archive: 06/19/2009

Google to step up anti-porn efforts in China

(AP) -- Google Inc. said Friday that it was working to block pornography reaching users of its Chinese service after a mainland watchdog found the search engine turned up large numbers of links to obscene ...

Jun 19, 2009
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Growth in German children

German children are taller than 30 years ago, but the increase in height observed during the last century has become slower.

Jun 19, 2009
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Cutting greenhouse gases could grow the economy

Over £14 ($23) billion more in products and services could be produced in Northern Ireland's economy each year if greenhouse gas producing resources were used as efficiently as they are in the rest of the UK, a research ...

Jun 19, 2009
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Germany bans solariums for under-18s

The German lower house of parliament on Friday passed a law banning under-18s from going to solariums because of the risks of developing skin cancer.

Jun 19, 2009
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Herschel's daring test: A glimpse of things to come

Herschel opened its 'eyes' on 14 June and the Photoconductor Array Camera and Spectrometer obtained images of M51, 'the whirlpool galaxy' for a first test observation. Scientists obtained images in three colours ...

Jun 19, 2009
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Young offenders' health critical to rehabilitation

The physical and mental health needs of juvenile offenders should be treated as a priority if offenders held in detention have any real hope of rehabilitation, according to new research from the University of Adelaide, Australia.

Jun 19, 2009
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