Archive: 04/22/2008

Beetle offers clue to ancient pest control

Israeli researchers said an ancient beetle provides clues to how the Bible's Joseph the Dreamer was able to keep the people of Egypt from starving.

Apr 22, 2008
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PETA offers $1 million for fake meat

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals, the animal rights group based in Virginia, is offering a $1 million prize for meat produced in a laboratory.

Apr 22, 2008
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Data mining personnel

With the dark clouds of global recession now is the time for companies to make the most of their most valuable assets - their personnel. Writing in a forthcoming issue of the International Journal of Business Information Sy ...

Apr 22, 2008
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The 1930s semi goes green

Three million of them were built; they stimulated a boom in employment and turned a nation of shop keepers into a nation of home owners. The 1930s semi is an icon of its age but 80 years on it is about to undergo a green ...

Apr 22, 2008
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To a fault: the bottom line on earthquakes

Although many people think that California “owns” all the earthquakes, Ohio also has its share of faults. Unlike another earthquake that woke people on another April 18, 102 years ago, this quake was fairly mild.

Apr 22, 2008
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Physicists investigate 'best friends forever'

Some friendships are short and fleeting, while others may last years. Although a wide variety of factors go into determining the strength of our relationships, the long-lasting ones seem to share a number ...

Apr 22, 2008 weblog
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