Archive: 14/12/2005

GPS systems get smaller

It used to be that in order to have a GPS system, you had to shell out big dollars on luxury vehicles. Thanks to improvements in technology, feature-rich navigation systems have become smaller, more portable, and most importantly ...

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News media criticized in stem cell flap

A group of scientists is criticizing the news media for its reporting on the scientific validity of research into human somatic cell nuclear transfer.

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Experimental wolf kill program considered

Officials of a gray wolf reintroduction program in New Mexico and Arizona are reportedly considering allowing ranchers to kill problem wolves.

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Colorado may end Denver tailpipe testing

Colorado's top air pollution official wants the state Air Quality Control Commission to consider eliminating Denver's 10-year-old tailpipe testing program.

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EU allowing for TV product placement

From infomercials to product placements in soap operas, being pitched products while watching a television program is only to be expected among U.S. viewers.

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Cities adopt cheaper, single-bin recycling

An increasing number of U.S. cities are reportedly eliminating the need to separate paper from cans and bottles in favor of single-bin recycling.

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Breakthrough in puzzle of giant explosions in space

Astronomers at the University of Hertfordshire have helped to solve one of the longest standing puzzles in astrophysics— the nature of the enormous explosions known as short-duration gamma ray bursts (GRBs).

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