Archive: 05/22/2011

Time to shift view of seismic risk - experts

Knowledge of seismic risk is badly skewed in favour of earthquakes that occur on plate boundaries, such as the March 11 temblor that hit northeast Japan, rather than those that strike deep inland, a pair of ...

May 22, 2011
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The dance of the cells: A minuet or a mosh?

The physical forces that guide how cells migrate—how they manage to get from place to place in a coordinated fashion inside the living body— are poorly understood. Scientists at the Harvard School of Public Health ...

May 22, 2011
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Australia rules out total smoking ban

Australia plans the world's toughest laws on tobacco promotion but Health Minister Nicola Roxon denied Sunday the government's ultimate goal was a complete ban on smoking.

May 22, 2011
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Ankle bracelet will be Strauss-Kahn companion

As former IMF chief Dominique Strauss-Kahn settles into house arrest awaiting trial on sexual assault charges his constant companion will be a GPS-equipped ankle bracelet tracking his every move.

May 22, 2011
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Smartphone app lets workers track wages

(AP) -- Workers who don't trust the boss to keep track of their wages can now do it themselves with a new smartphone application from the Department of Labor. But employers worry that the time sheet app, ...

May 22, 2011
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