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Science News Archive - April 04, 2006

Companies involved in businesses such as drug testing on animals or production of genetically modified foods are creating methods to address ethical dilemmas to overcome public distrust, a study said on Tuesday.

By Alix, C; Hoover, M; Sullivan, M; Gundlach, J; Soroushian, F SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW At the new facility to process biosolids, manure and green waste (left), the building and biofilter are under construction. An interior view (right) shows the ventilation blowers.

By Jones, Timothy W INCREASING FOOD AWARENESS Education is long-term solution to household food loss and also could aid in reducing obesity, slowing a massive dollar drain on the American economy. AMERICAN HOUSEHOLDS allow 14 percent of the food they purchase to end up in their garbage.

MADRID (Reuters) - Steady rain has swollen Spain's water reserves further in the past two weeks, Environment Ministry data showed on Tuesday, easing fears of a repeat of last year's severe drought.

Cuba is racing to install thousands of container-sized diesel generators across the island to avoid another situation like the one last summer when widespread blackouts fanned popular unrest.

Britain's fledgling offshore wind power industry, offering itself as a key player in fighting global warming, appealed on Tuesday for more government money.

Search and rescue experts say billing victims for the bulk of the tab for a rescue mission is still rare in the American West where extremes make it inevitable that some will end up in dire straits.

By Bob Downing, The Akron Beacon Journal, Ohio Apr. 4--Summit County's recycling center for household hazardous waste reopens today for its 11th season. The center at 1201 Graham Road in Stow is open from 1 to 4 p.m. Tuesdays and 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Wednesdays through Sept. 27. Paint is the No.

RALEIGH, N.C., April 4 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Waste Industries USA, Inc. , a regional, non-hazardous solid waste services company, today announced the sale of its Old Kings Road landfill in Jacksonville, Florida, to Advanced Disposal, also of Jacksonville.

The Mediterranean region will be increasingly plagued by environmental problems and economic disparities in the next 20 years unless development is controlled, the United Nations warned on Tuesday.

Word of the Day
bibliopole
  • A bookseller; now, especially, a dealer in rare and curious books.
This word comes from a Greek phrase meaning 'book seller.'
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