Archive: 05/20/2011

Galaxy Evolution Explorer finds dark energy repulsive

(PhysOrg.com) -- A five-year survey of 200,000 galaxies, stretching back seven billion years in cosmic time, has led to one of the best independent confirmations that dark energy is driving our universe apart at a ...

May 20, 2011
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Device heralds big technology changes

A passive microwave device developed at The University of Queensland is expected to bring revolutionary changes for the medical and telecommunications industries.

May 20, 2011
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Stink bug spread worries growers across nation

(AP) -- An insect with a voracious appetite, no domestic natural predators and a taste for everything from apples to lima beans has caused millions of dollars in crop damage and may just be getting started.

May 20, 2011
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Hong Kong bans trawling to save fish stocks

Hong Kong has banned trawl fishing in its waters, a decision welcomed by conservationists Friday as a crucial move to save fish stocks and revive the city's depleted marine environment.

May 20, 2011
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In reminder of '90s, LinkedIn has big first day

(AP) -- There was an unmistakable echo of the dot-com boom Thursday on Wall Street. LinkedIn, a trailblazer in the online networking craze, went public with a roaring stock offering. Within minutes, shares ...

May 20, 2011
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