Archive: 08/20/2010

Celebrated Russian seed bank fights for its land

(AP) -- The world's first seed bank survived World War II thanks to 12 Russian scientists who chose to starve to death rather than eat the grain they were saving for future generations.

Aug 20, 2010
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Recession hits smart-phone makers in the chips

(AP) -- The seemingly recession-proof smart phone is suffering from a side effect of the rough economy: Manufacturers simply can't build enough of the gadgets because chip-makers that rolled back production ...

Aug 20, 2010
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Cyberactivists unblock Wikileaks for Thai Netizens

(AP) -- A group of anonymous Internet activists has set up a website to display information about Thailand that comes from the whistle-blower site Wikileaks, which is blocked to some viewers in the Southeast ...

Aug 20, 2010
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