Archive: 12/3/2013

US study warns of sudden climate change woes

Hard-to-predict sudden changes to Earth's environment are more worrisome than climate change's bigger but more gradual impacts, a panel of scientists advising the U.S. government concluded Tuesday.

Dec 03, 2013
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US House votes to renew all-plastic gun ban (Update)

The U.S. House of Representatives voted Tuesday to renew a 25-year-old prohibition against firearms that can evade metal detectors and X-ray machines just as 3-D printers are increasingly able to produce plastic weapons.

Dec 03, 2013
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Tablet computer sales losing steam

Tablet computers have been one of the hottest items in tech in recent years, but sizzling growth is likely to slow in the coming years, a market tracker said Tuesday.

Dec 03, 2013
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Development near Oregon, Washington public forests

Private development along the edges of most public forests in Oregon and Washington more than doubled since the 1970s, a new study conducted by the U.S. Forest Service Pacific's Northwest (PNW) Research Station ...

Dec 03, 2013
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