Archive: 19/06/2009

The mystery of particles

Particles cool down the climate, but to which extent? This has remained an unanswered question for scientists. A new article in Science by Gunnar Myhre at CICERO, Norway, brings the scientific community a step closer to solving ...

dateJun 19, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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Formation of the smallest droplet of acid

Exactly four water molecules and one hydrogen chloride molecule are necessary to form the smallest droplet of acid. This was the result of work by the groups of Prof. Dr. Martina Havenith (physical chemistry) and Prof. Dr. ...

dateJun 19, 2009 in Analytical Chemistry
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House eyes new taxes as senators pare health bill

(AP) -- House Democrats have lots of potential targets for higher taxes as they aim to expand health care coverage, from wealthy Americans and the nation's employers to anyone who pops the top on a soft drink.

dateJun 19, 2009 in Health
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RIM 1Q profit tops view, shares wobble on outlook

(AP) -- BlackBerry maker Research in Motion Ltd. on Thursday reported a better-than-expected 33 percent jump in first-quarter profit as the company continues to boost market share among non-corporate customers.

dateJun 19, 2009 in Business
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People think bottled water is healthy ... sort of

A small study has shown that people tend to believe that bottled water is somehow healthier than water from the tap. However, the research, published in the open access journal BMC Public Health, also shows that people are ...

dateJun 19, 2009 in Environment
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