Archive: 03/23/2009

Hillary Clinton, e-diplomat, embraces new media

(AP) -- Her videos aren't quite viral yet and she's not tweeting, but Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton is embracing new media, using the Web to promote the agency and her role as the nation's top envoy.

dateMar 23, 2009 in Internet
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WHO: Money, drugs needed to rein in new TB strains

(AP) -- More money and better science are urgently needed to rein in new strains of tuberculosis that are tough or nearly impossible to treat, the WHO announced Monday in China, where the disease has long been a leading ...

dateMar 23, 2009 in Health
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More Internet predators are challenging agents

(AP) -- Eric Szatkowski is a Wisconsin Justice Department special agent, but on that Sunday afternoon he entered an online chat room as a 14-year-old boy. He claimed he was into weightlifting, AC/DC and muscle magazines. ...

dateMar 23, 2009 in Internet
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Synthetic Capsules Made of Natural Building Blocks

(PhysOrg.com) -- The basis of all life forms are vesicles: membrane-enclosed, liquid-filled “bubbles” made of lipids, proteins, and carbohydrates. Cells, which are separated from the surrounding medium by their cell membrane, ...

dateMar 23, 2009 in Polymers
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Linking Climate Change in Siberia and Britain

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists have for first time demonstrated a critical link between the Siberian climate and the circulation of the major current system which gives us our mild winters here in the UK. This new understanding ...

dateMar 23, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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