Pesticides found in tobacco smoke

Colorado chemists have discovered for the first time government-approved pesticides are present at dangerous levels in tobacco smoke.

Hantavirus found in African wood mouse

Scientists have reported the discovery of the first African hantavirus, a type of rodent-borne virus that can cause life-threatening infections in humans.

RIM head to speak at GLOBALCOMM

Research In Motion President Mike Lazaridis is slated to give the GLOBALCOMM 2006 keynote address, according to the Telecommunications Industry Association.

Global-warming talk to broadcast over IPTV

Some 16,000 science classes will partake in a global-warming debate via the Earth Day Network using the new PowerTV Network over Internet Protocol television.

NEWS, but not as we know it

It will mean stories can be defined, on the fly, with a precision greater than a library's card catalogue. The News Engine Web Services (NEWS) platform is aimed at news agencies, governments and large enterprises and will ...

Study: Healthcare spending gains value

Each year, millions of dollars are spent on U.S. healthcare and now a Maryland study indicates the expenditure is worth it -- and has a positive return.

Simulation Breakthrough: When Black Holes Collide

NASA scientists have reached a breakthrough in computer modeling that allows them to simulate what gravitational waves from merging black holes look like. The three-dimensional simulations, the largest astrophysical calculations ...

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