Archive: 08/25/2010

'Greening' your flat screen TV

Electronic products pollute our environment with a number of heavy metals before, during and after they're used. In the U.S. alone, an estimated 70% of heavy metals in landfill come from discarded electronics. ...

dateAug 25, 2010 in Nanomaterials
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Germany to prevent Facebook checks

(AP) -- Ever thought twice about posting a party picture on Facebook, fearing it could someday hurt your chance at a dream job? A new German law is supposed to solve the problem by making it illegal for prospective ...

dateAug 25, 2010 in Internet
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India allows telecom imports after 8-month ban

(AP) -- India has relaxed an eight-month ban on imports of telecommunication equipment, approving orders from China's ZTE and Huawei and Finland's Nokia Siemens Networks, executives said Wednesday, as security fears fade ...

dateAug 25, 2010 in Telecom
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AIDS patients hurt by South African strike

(AP) -- Doctors and activists say AIDS patients aren't getting treated because of a nationwide strike in South Africa, the country with the highest incidence of the virus that causes AIDS.

dateAug 25, 2010 in HIV & AIDS
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Why fish don't freeze in the Arctic Ocean

German researchers have discovered how natural antifreeze works to protect fish in the icy waters of the Arctic Ocean from freezing to death. They were able to observe that an antifreeze protein in the fish's ...

dateAug 25, 2010 in Other
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