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


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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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