Archive: 11/30/2010

Freshwater mussels discovered in urban Delaware river

Scientists working with the Partnership for the Delaware Estuary and The Academy of Natural Sciences have made an important discovery in the Delaware River between Chester, Pennsylvania, and Trenton, New Jersey: beds of freshwater ...

Nov 30, 2010
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Arsenic-polluted water toxic to Bangladesh economy

The well-reported arsenic contamination of drinking water in Bangladesh – called the "largest mass poisoning of a population in history" by the World Health Organization and known to be responsible for a host of slow-developing ...

Nov 30, 2010
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Public health in the genomic era: A global issue

The major challenge for public health in the era of genomics is to generate the base of evidence necessary to demonstrate when use of genomic information in public health can improve health outcomes in a safe, effective and ...

Nov 30, 2010
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Google signs deal to translate European patents

(AP) -- Google announced an agreement Tuesday to use its technology to translate patents into 29 European languages, a deal officials hope will smooth the way toward a simplified European patent system after ...

Nov 30, 2010
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Study assesses nuclear power assumptions

A broad review of current research on nuclear power economics has been published in the Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy. The report concludes that nuclear power will continue to be a viable power source but th ...

Nov 30, 2010
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