Science News Archive - September 18, 2008

PROVO -- Utah Valley Regional Medical Center will host its annual family health and safety fair Saturday, Sept. 20, at the Northwest Plaza on the hospital campus in Provo from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The fair is free and open to the public.

At best, John McCain is a fibber. At worst, he's a malevolent liar.

Utah is the reddest state in the union and we're proud of it. We're run by a Republican governor and a predominantly Republican Legislature. We're also the most fiscally responsible state in the country. Salt Lake City has one of the finest transportation systems in the country for cities our size.

In Frank Capra's "It's A Wonderful Life," populist hero George Bailey spars with the fat cats and unabashedly champions the little guys. What we are witnessing today, however, are those professing to be George have actual beliefs and policies resembling Mr. Potter's.

By JOHN WARREN By John Warren The Virginian-Pilot VIRGINIA BEACH The city has a recent record of successes with second-go-rounds on unpopular projects. When traffic engineers first pitched red-light-running cameras in the 1990s, the initiative was a failure with residents .

By Amy K. Stewart Deseret News Exactly what is an item a legislator could ethically keep, and what is a gift that should be returned to the giver, is at the heart of an ethics reform bill being drafted by a pair of politicians. "Is this a gift?" said Rep.

LOS ANGELES, Sept. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- LEHR Incorporated, a company dedicated to a cleaner planet through environmentally friendly technology, announces its launch as a leader in the research and development of propane powered lawn and garden equipment. Founded by Captain Bernardo J.

Text of report in English by South Korean news agency Yonhap SEOUL, Sept.

Roundup: China to test all dairy products for melamine after thousands sickened by tainted baby formula BEIJING, Sept.

Text of report by Indian news agency PTI [by N. C.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.