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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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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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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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Are you medically prepared for a natural disaster?

Imagine having to evacuate your home quickly as 60 mph winds shatter your windows, water crawls under your front door and the electricity cuts leaving your house as dark as the inside of a coffee can. Would you be prepared? ...

dateJan 11, 2011 in Health
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