Archive: 05/8/2006

Two more corals become threatened species

Two types of corals have been declared threatened under the U.S. Endangered Species Act -- reportedly the first time coral has been placed on that list.

May 08, 2006
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Cutting calories slightly can reduce aging damage

A lifelong habit of trimming just a few calories from the daily diet can do more than slim the waistline — a new study shows it may help lessen the effects of aging.

May 08, 2006
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Alternative energy plan wins contest

An alternative energy company called Aurora BioFuels has won the $25,000 first prize at the eighth annual UC Berkeley Business Plan Competition at the University of California, Berkeley's Haas School of Business. Aurora BioFuels ...

May 08, 2006
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Breathing Moonrocks

An early, persistent problem noted by Apollo astronauts on the Moon was dust. It got everywhere, including into their lungs. Oddly enough, that may be where future Moon explorers get their next breath of air: ...

May 08, 2006
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Feds to look at RU-486 infections

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration plans a Thursday meeting at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta regarding RU-486 infections.

May 08, 2006
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Scientists ready to resume cloning studies

At least two U.S. research teams are reportedly planning to resume efforts to clone human embryos despite opposition from the federal government.

May 08, 2006
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Interview: LG Electronics

United Press International recently caught up with JM Lee, president of LG Electronics USA Inc.'s Consumer Electronics Brand Division, to get some insight into what makes the $45 billion LG Electronics tick. ...

May 08, 2006
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Singapore's outsourcing aspirations

When First Data Corp., the U.S.-based global back-office service provider of electronic commerce and payment systems, decided to establish a regional hub for its South and Southeast Asian operation last year, it choose Singapore ...

May 08, 2006
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