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Study: Warming to bring stronger hurricanes

(AP) -- Top researchers now agree that the world is likely to get stronger but fewer hurricanes in the future because of global warming, seeming to settle a scientific debate on the subject. But they say there's not enough ...

dateFeb 22, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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Army Corps critic sues La. university over firing

(AP) -- Ivor van Heerden, a Louisiana State University scientist and a widely cited expert on levee failures after Hurricane Katrina, sued his college on Wednesday, alleging he was fired for his criticism of the Army Corps ...

dateFeb 14, 2010 in Other
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Helping Haitians find family

(PhysOrg.com) -- Professor Chen Li and his computer science student team created a "People Finder" Web site to help Haitian quake victims reunite with family.

dateFeb 08, 2010 in Software
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Collection Provides Supply for Taxonomical Rescues

(PhysOrg.com) -- The Agricultural Research Service maintains some of the world's largest publicly accessible collections of microbes that are used to benefit agricultural sciences. But some smaller ARS collections are critical ...

dateJan 25, 2010 in Other
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New Web-based relief tools emerging to help Haiti

(AP) -- Hundreds of tech volunteers spurred to action by Haiti's killer quake are adding a new dimension to disaster relief, developing new tools and services for first responders and the public in an unprecedented effort.

dateJan 19, 2010 in Internet
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Fixing the flaw in emergency planning

Emergency response plans must include knowledge from the people who need to be protected if these plans are to help communities respond effectively to threats, write Drs. Roz Lasker, Noni MacDonald and Editor-in-Chief Paul ...

dateOct 26, 2009 in Other
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