Archive: 9/07/2010

New virus may pose risk to wild salmon

Farmed fish are an increasingly important food source, with a global harvest now at 110 million tons and growing at more than 8 percent a year. But epidemics of infectious disease threaten this vital industry, including one ...

dateJul 09, 2010 in Ecology
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Talking touchscreens aid patients

Multimedia talking touchscreens, housed in computer kiosks at clinics and hospitals, are helping researchers at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine and clinicians at local health care centers enhance patient-centered ...

dateJul 09, 2010 in Other
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Gulf oil spill panel to look at root causes

(AP) -- The new presidential oil spill commission will focus on how safety, government oversight and the ability to clean up spills haven't kept up with advances in drilling technology, the panel's leaders say.

dateJul 09, 2010 in Environment
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Can wasps help save Britain's conker trees?

Wasps, regarded by many as a pest, could be the salvation of Britain’s imperilled conker trees currently under threat by an ‘alien’ species of moth that is rapidly spreading damage across the country’s horse chestnut ...

dateJul 09, 2010 in Ecology
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