Archive: 5/05/2009

Administration addressing ethanol, climate change

(AP) -- The Obama administration renewed its commitment Tuesday to speed up investments in ethanol and other biofuels while seeking to deflect some environmentalists' claims that huge increases in corn ethanol use will hinder ...

dateMay 05, 2009 in Environment
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Tiny particles make LED light more pleasing

(AP) -- Light-emitting diodes are prime candidates for replacing inefficient incandescent bulbs, but have a few things working against them. They can provide a pleasing warm light or they can be energy-efficient, but they ...

dateMay 05, 2009 in Nanomaterials
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EA posts smaller 4Q loss as costs decline

(AP) -- Video game publisher Electronic Arts Inc. posted a smaller net loss Tuesday for its fiscal fourth quarter as it further slashed costs in a quarter that had fewer hit game launches.

dateMay 05, 2009 in Business
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Herschel and Planck Share Ride to Space

Two missions to study the cosmos, Herschel and Planck, are scheduled to blast into space May 14 aboard the same Ariane 5 rocket from the Guiana Space Center in French Guiana. The European Space Agency, or ESA, leads both ...

dateMay 05, 2009 in Space Exploration
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