Archive: 04/30/2010

Common cactus could be used to clean water

(PhysOrg.com) -- Access to clean drinking water is lacking in many parts of the world but most technologies to clean water to make it fit for drinking are expensive and hard to maintain. Now researchers propose ...

dateApr 30, 2010 in Environment report
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Should Google stay in China?

On Jan. 12, Google announced that, because of a series of sophisticated attacks that seemed to originate in China and targeted the Gmail accounts of Chinese human-rights activists, it would cease to censor ...

dateApr 30, 2010 in Other
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The Maximization of Vaccinations

(PhysOrg.com) -- How does vaccinating pregnant women against influenza affect their babies' health? That's what researcher Saad Omer wants to know.

dateApr 30, 2010 in Health
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Radar Clicks Asteroid's Pic

(PhysOrg.com) -- Near-Earth asteroid 2005 YU55 was "imaged" by the Arecibo Radar Telescope in Puerto Rico on April 19. Data collected during Arecibo's observation of 2005 YU55 allowed the Near-Earth Object ...

dateApr 30, 2010 in Space Exploration
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Fujitsu back in the black for fiscal year

Japan's Fujitsu, embroiled in a dispute with its former boss, announced a return to profit Friday after massive losses the previous year as cost-cutting measures offset a decline in sales.

dateApr 30, 2010 in Business
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