Archive: 25/01/2006

EPA announces latest Green Power list

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released its latest "Green Power" list Wednesday, led by the U.S. Air Force and the Whole Foods Market chain.

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Evolution delays Fla. science curriculum

Florida's public school science curriculum won't be updated until 2008, reportedly to avoid an evolution fight until Gov. Jeb Bush leaves office.

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Pittsburgh U. gets fossil-rich land

A Wyoming cattle rancher has donated about 4,700 acres of his dinosaur-bone rich Wyoming ranch to the University of Pittsburgh.

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California announces new solar power plan

The California Public Utilities Commission has approved a new solar initiative, with a goal of 3,000 megawatts of solar power generation capacity.

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UW scientists unravel mystery of how flu viruses replicate

Like any other organism, an influenza virus's success in life is measured by its genetic track record, its ability to pass on genes from one generation to the next. But although much is known about the genes and inner workings ...

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Google chided for China censorship deal

Google's decision to allow censorship of its search-engine results in China was chided by human-rights groups Wednesday and defended by company officials.

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Support grows for McDowell FCC nomination

Support for the nomination of telecom lobbyist Robert McDowell for the Federal Communications Commission seemed to be solidifying in Washington Wednesday.

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Egypt may have eradicated the polio virus

Scientists believe the world's first cases of polio occurred about 5,000 years ago in Egypt, but now that nation has apparently eradicated the virus.

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