Archive: 06/6/2009

YouTube showing Besson documentary 'Home'

YouTube on Friday announced it is showing "Home," an environmental documentary about Earth produced by French filmmaker Luc Besson, at the same time as it is being released in theaters.

dateJun 06, 2009 in Internet
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Kennedy bill would make employers provide care

(AP) -- Employers would be required to offer health care to employees or pay a penalty - and all Americans would be guaranteed health insurance - under a draft bill circulated Friday by Sen. Edward M. Kennedy's ...

dateJun 06, 2009 in Health
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EPA sued over claims of air pollution in West

(AP) -- The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency was sued Friday by an environmental group that claims the agency has failed to safeguard public health in the West by not limiting the transmission of air pollution across ...

dateJun 06, 2009 in Environment
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NYPD looking at futuristic weapons technology

(AP) -- The New York Police Department is looking into adapting futuristic technology that would allow officers' guns to recognize one another in an effort to avoid the type of friendly fire incident that left a cop dead ...

dateJun 06, 2009 in Engineering
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Fatty foods fire up hunger hormone

New research led by the University of Cincinnati (UC) suggests that the hunger hormone ghrelin is activated by fats from the foods we eat—not those made in the body—in order to optimize nutrient metabolism and promote ...

dateJun 06, 2009 in Medical research
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