Archive: 08/25/2009

UK Chinook choppers languish after software error

(AP) -- A British newspaper says eight high-tech military helicopters have been out of service for eight years because defense officials tried to save money by installing homemade software in the aircraft.

Aug 25, 2009
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UK says illegal downloaders may lose Web access

(AP) -- People who repeatedly download copyrighted films and music could have their Internet connection cut off under proposed laws to tackle illegal file-sharing unveiled by the British government on Tuesday.

Aug 25, 2009
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Bat Love Songs Decoded (w/ Video)

Love songs aren't only for soft rock FM stations - they're also used by romantic bats, and researchers at Texas A&M University and the University of Texas at Austin are believed to be the first to decode the ...

Aug 25, 2009
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Plastic waste: better to burn?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Burning plastic can give off less carbon dioxide than burying it, scientists claim in a Royal Society of Chemistry journal.

Aug 25, 2009
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World's last great forest under threat: new study

(PhysOrg.com) -- The world's last remaining "pristine" forest - the boreal forest across large stretches of Russia, Canada and other northern countries - is under increasing threat, a team of international researchers has ...

Aug 25, 2009
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