Archive: 24/07/2009

Report: Calif. needs to think small to save water

(AP) -- By investing in water-saving technology, California's drought-burdened farmers could save enough water annually to fill four times over a reservoir that Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger supports building, according to ...

dateJul 24, 2009 in Environment
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Genetically engineered bacteria compute the route

US researchers have created 'bacterial computers' with the potential to solve complicated mathematics problems. The findings of the research, published in BioMed Central's open access Journal of Biological Engineering, demonstrate ...

dateJul 24, 2009 in Biotechnology
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Gov't considers 7 states for mercury site

(AP) -- The federal government is trying to find a location to store the nation's excess mercury deposits, with seven states being considered. But the government is quickly finding out that very few people want the stuff.

dateJul 24, 2009 in Environment
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Amazon.com CEO apologizes for Orwell incident

(AP) -- Amazon.com Inc. CEO Jeffrey P. Bezos has apologized to Kindle customers for deleting pirated copies of George Orwell novels "1984" and "Animal Farm" from their e-reader devices.

dateJul 24, 2009 in Other
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