Archive: 04/21/2011

Japan, U.S. team deploys underwater robots to coast

A team of research and industry experts with four state-of-the-art small underwater vehicles from the United States-based Center for Robot-Assisted Search and Rescue (CRASAR) are working with the Japanese-based ...

dateApr 21, 2011 in Robotics
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From fork to farm

( -- At Sandia's largest cafeteria, a leftover burrito will be sent off to eventually help some backyard garden bloom. When someone leaves a bit of lunch behind at Thunderbird Café, employees ...

dateApr 21, 2011 in Environment
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Japan Internet providers block child porn

A group of Japanese internet service providers started blocking access to child porn websites on Thursday as part of efforts to crack down on the spread of sexually explicit images of children.

dateApr 21, 2011 in Internet
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New theory of evolution for spiral galaxy arms

( -- A study of spiral patterns found in galaxies like our Milky Way could overturn the theory of how the spiral arm features form and evolve. The results are being presented by postgraduate student, ...

dateApr 21, 2011 in Astronomy
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Expedition to search for hybrid gibbons

This July an expedition will set out for the central highlands of Indonesian Borneo to sample the biodiversity of uncharted areas, track ape populations and find out how remote communities interact with their ...

dateApr 21, 2011 in Ecology
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Over 100,000 paid subscribers for

The New York Times Co. released its first figures on Thursday since it began charging for full access to, saying it has signed up more than 100,000 paid subscribers in three weeks.

dateApr 21, 2011 in Business
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