Archive: 01/28/2010

Glance: How Apple's iPad measures up

(AP) -- Apple Inc. says its tablet-style iPad computer represents a whole new category of consumer-electronic devices, ideal for watching videos, surfing the Web and reading electronic books.

Jan 28, 2010
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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.

Jan 28, 2010
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Digital quantum batteries inspired by plasma TVs

(PhysOrg.com) -- Plasma TVs are notorious for their excessive use of electricity, but the same principle used to produce high definition pictures in the TVs could result in the development of a new type of ...

Jan 28, 2010 report
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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 ...

Jan 28, 2010
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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 ...

Jan 28, 2010
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