Archive: 01/28/2010

World Bank wants tiger farms shut

(AP) -- China and other Asian nations should shut privately run tiger farms as they are inhumane and fuel demand for the endangered big cat's bones and skin, the World Bank said Thursday.

dateJan 28, 2010 in Ecology
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All clear? Head injuries get attention from states

(AP) -- At least a half-dozen states are considering measures that would toughen restrictions on young athletes returning to play after head injuries, inspired by individual cases and the attention the issue has received ...

dateJan 28, 2010 in Health
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A New Kind Of Lightning Discovered

When volcano seismologist Stephen McNutt at the University of Alaska Fairbanks's Geophysical Institute saw strange spikes in the seismic data from the Mount Spurr eruption in 1992, he had no idea that his ...

dateJan 28, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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