Friday, June 02, 2006

Today in Science

Jericho may have been the site of the first human cultivated crop. NYT, Reuters, BBC, NG, AP

There may be a meteorite crater under Antarctica. Nature

Countries that favor whaling are set to take control of international whaling commission. WP


The UN wants to use consumer products to help pay for AIDS treatment and prevention in developing countries. WP

UN AIDS conference offers global declaration, activists say it is too weak. BBC, Reuters

Government report says restaurants should decrease portion sizes. AP

African female circumcision shown to be dangerous to women and their newborns. NYT, BBC, CBC, AP

US had the highest increase in greenhouse gas emissions in 2004. Reuters

UK journalists call for a boycott of Yahoo! to protest the company’s actions in China. Reuters

JetBlue takes big step toward in-flight internet. AP, Reuters

Another Indonesian has died of bird flu. AP

US government wants internet companies to keep user’s records to fight “child-pornography and terrorism”. AP, NYT, LAT

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