Plant buffers can slow runoff of veterinary antibiotics

Field tests by University of Missouri scientists have backed up laboratory research indicating that buffer strips of grass and other plants can reduce the amount of herbicide and veterinary antibiotics in surface runoff from ...

NY Times expands limits on free search traffic

(AP) -- The New York Times will try to make it more difficult to use Internet search engines to avoid paying for frequent visits to the newspaper's website.

Scientists hope to protect seals by understanding their sound

Scientists learning the snorty language of Northern elephant seals are hoping to understand how the giant blubbery mammals use vocalizations to prevent costly fights and structure their colonies - and how we can keep the ...

iPad 2 on sale in Hong Kong, Singapore in April

Apple said Tuesday that the iPad 2, the latest model of the hot-selling tablet computer, will go on sale in Hong Kong, Singapore and South Korea in April.

LinkedIn hits 100 million members

LinkedIn, the career-oriented social network, said Tuesday that it has hit 100 million members, more than half of whom live outside the United States.

LightSquared gets first deal with a phone company

(AP) -- LightSquared, a company building a new wireless broadband network to compete with those of AT&T Inc., Verizon Wireless and Clearwire Corp., announced Tuesday its first phone-company customer, Leap Wireless International ...

US bee expert awarded Tyler Environment Prize

A leading US entomologist won the prestigious Tyler Prize for her groundbreaking work on the collapse of bee populations and coevolution of plants and insects, officials said Tuesday.

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