Archive: 07/29/2009

A 'shrimp cocktail' to fuel cars and trucks

Call it a "shrimp cocktail" for your fuel tank. Scientists in China are reporting development of a catalyst made from shrimp shells that could transform production of biodiesel fuel into a faster, less expensive, ...

Jul 29, 2009
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E-Noses: Testing their mettle against fly noses

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists from CSIRO's Food Futures Flagship have made a breakthrough in efforts to extend the sensory range of 'electronic noses' (e-noses) by developing a system for comparing their performance ...

Jul 29, 2009
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Sprint Nextel posts wider 2Q loss, shares skid

(AP) -- Sprint Nextel Corp., the nation's third-largest wireless provider, on Wednesday said its loss widened in the second quarter as revenue and subscribers continued to decline. Its shares skidded 10 percent ...

Jul 29, 2009
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Qwest 2Q profit up 18 pct on one-time tax savings

(AP) -- Qwest Communications International Inc.'s second-quarter earnings rose 18 percent because of one-time tax savings, even as revenue continued to slide as customers abandon landline telephones, the phone company said ...

Jul 29, 2009
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