Archive: 02/23/2011

US issues cheaper boiler rules

The US administration overhauled rules Wednesday to cut air pollution from industrial boilers and incinerators but at almost half the price of initial plans criticized by industrial groups.

Feb 23, 2011
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Climate change halves Peru glacier: official

A glacier on Peru's Huaytapallana Moutain shed half its surface ice in just 23 years, officials said Wednesday, reinforcing concerns of climate change's growing threat to fresh water resources.

Feb 23, 2011
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Suspect in iPad data theft remains jailed in NJ

(AP) -- One of two men charged with stealing more than 100,000 e-mail addresses of Apple iPad users remained jailed Wednesday after making his first court appearance in New Jersey.

Feb 23, 2011
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Bedside ultrasound becomes a reality

Clinicians have often referred to ultrasound technology as the "stethoscope of the future," predicting that as the equipment shrinks in size, it will one day be as common at the bedside as that trusty tool around every physician's ...

Feb 23, 2011
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Wolves are able to follow a human's gaze

Following others' gaze direction is an important source of information that helps to detect prey or predators, to notice important social events within one's social group and to predict the next actions of ...

Feb 23, 2011
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