Friday, July 21, 2006

Today in Science

Tiger habitat has been reduced by 40% in the last decade. Reuters, BBC, NG, AP, Guardian

Governor Schwarzenegger authorizes $150 million loan to California’s stem cell institute to circumvent anti-stem cell lawsuits. Reuters, AP, AP

Germany wants the EU to ban funding for embryonic stem cell research. Reuters

Company freezes stem cells from baby teeth. AP, AP

Experimental details of an attempt to clone a human are published. Guardian

Researchers look to sequence Neanderthal genome. Reuters, AP, AP, NYT, Nature, LAT, Guardian

Prescription drug errors hurt 1.5 million people per year. Reuters, WP, AP, AP, NYT

Drug company Roche talks about curing some types of cancer. Reuters

Electronic pill that can diagnose stomach disorders approved by the FDA. AP, AP

CDC: More women are lifting weights but most people do not. AP, AP, Reuters


Company says it can produce oil from plankton. Reuters

Melting ice may release trapped methane into the atmosphere, further exacerbating global warming. Reuters

Power Point virus seen. Reuters, BBC

Movies are trying a new and improved 3D. LAT

Indonesian bird flu crisis will probably get worse. NYT

Agriculture department to scale back mad cow testing. NYT, AP, AP

Motion to dismiss warrantless wire tapping lawsuit against AT&T denied. WP

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