Archive: 28/06/2010

Whiter clouds could mean wetter land

One proposed emergency fix to halt global warming is to seed clouds over the ocean to make them more reflective, reducing the solar radiation absorbed by the Earth. But the scheme could also change global rainfall patterns, ...

dateJun 28, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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EU, US to share banking data in terror probes

(AP) -- The European Union and U.S. signed a long-awaited deal Monday to share financial data in suspected terrorist cases, after the U.S. agreed to major concessions to allay European concerns over privacy.

dateJun 28, 2010 in Other
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Gov't plans to double available wireless spectrum

(AP) -- The Obama administration intends to nearly double the available amount of wireless communications spectrum over the next 10 years in an effort to keep up with the ever-growing demand for high-speed video and data ...

dateJun 28, 2010 in Telecom
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Apple sells more than 1.7M iPhones in 3 days

(AP) -- Apple Inc. said Monday that it sold more than 1.7 million units of its new iPhone model in the first three days, making it the most successful product launch in the company's history from the standpoint of sales.

dateJun 28, 2010 in Business
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Science historian cracks the 'Plato code'

( -- A science historian at The University of Manchester has cracked "The Plato Code" - the long disputed secret messages hidden in the great philosopher's writings.

dateJun 28, 2010 in Other
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Going out on a (redwood tree) limb

How tall can a tree grow? Does sunlight or water limit the size and photosynthetic capacity of a leaf? Could constraints on leaf growth really determine the height of a tree? These are all questions that Alana Oldham of ...

dateJun 28, 2010 in Ecology
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