Archive: 07/3/2006

Station to Pass Over Washington, D.C. This July 4th

This year, the hundreds of thousands of people gathered to watch fireworks on Washington's National Mall will see one extra light in the sky. If clouds don't obscure it, the International Space Station will ...

Jul 03, 2006
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Making a safer bang for the buck

Four ground-breaking families of environmentally friendly primary explosives under development at Los Alamos National Laboratory are featured this week in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Jul 03, 2006
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Fight over bringing Aussie carp to Britain

A private fishery in England is being inundated with letters and e-mails from anglers over plans to stock an 11-acre lake with imported Australian carp.

Jul 03, 2006
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Marijuana battle moves to San Francisco

Controversy has erupted over plans to open a medical marijuana establishment on San Francisco's Fishermen's Wharf, the New York Times reports.

Jul 03, 2006
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Internet promoting pseudo-epidemics?

You see the signs promoting cancer screening nearly everywhere you go these days -- airports, bus stations and online. The ads promote cancer screening as a form of preventive medicine, and almost always refer you to an Internet ...

Jul 03, 2006
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Engineers Restart Hubble Camera

NASA engineers successfully activated the Advanced Camera for Surveys at 9:12 a.m. EDT Friday aboard the agency's Hubble Space Telescope. Checkout was completed at 10:20 a.m. EDT with science observations scheduled ...

Jul 03, 2006
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