Friday, April 28, 2006

Today in Science

Panda released into wild in China. BBC, Xinhua, WP, Reuters, NG

Air quality has improved in the US over the last 10 years. Reuters

Hormonal male contraception shown to be reversible. BBC, Reuters, Guardian

Connecticut bans pop in schools. WP, Reuters

Hospitals are establishing weight management programs for overweight children. WP

Irony: mosquitoes may be used to fight malaria. NYT

New treatment for melanoma shows promise. Reuters


Circumcision being used in Africa to combat the spread of AIDS. NYT

NASA's immediate future still ties to obsolete space shuttle. WP

10 states are suing the EPA to force them to regulate greenhouse gas emissions. NYT

Satellites to monitor climate change launched by NASA. Reuters, BBC

Nextel looks to create nationwide wireless network for first responders. WP

Microsoft is coming for us. NYT, LAT, Seattle Times

Yahoo! (yet again) helps jail a Chinese dissident. (Once again to Chinese dissidents: stop using Yahoo!) Reuters

California to test broadband internet over power lines. Reuters

Artificial eye similar to an insect's created in lab. BBC, ScienceNOW, Nature

2 tiered internet is OK with Congress (thanks Congress). SF Chronicle

Face masks may provide some protection against bird flu, but reusing them may reduce effectiveness. WP, NYT, CNN

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