Archive: 04/24/2008

Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act clears Senate

The Senate passed the Genetic Information Nondiscrimination Act (GINA) on April 24, approving by unanimous consent an amended version of H.R. 493, which passed the House April 25, 2007 by a vote of 420-3. The House is expected ...

Apr 24, 2008
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Goodbye, Bunny Ears: Future Antennas May be Flat

The long, wiry antennas that protrude from airplanes, cars, cell phones โ€“ and even the bunny ears on some TVs โ€“ may one day become novelty items. Researchers are developing a smart-skin antenna that is ...

Apr 24, 2008 feature
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Plan to identify watery Earth-like planets develops

Astronomers are looking to identify Earth-like watery worlds circling distant stars from a glint of light seen through an optical space telescope and a mathematical method developed by researchers at Penn State and the University ...

Apr 24, 2008
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Are Ice Age relics the next casualty of climate change?

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) recently launched a four-year study to determine if climate change is affecting populations of a quintessential Arctic denizen: the rare musk ox. Along with collaborators ...

Apr 24, 2008
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Silk-brand chocolate soymilk recalled

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced the voluntary nationwide recall of Silk-brand chocolate flavor soymilk due to a labeling error.

Apr 24, 2008
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