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Japan proposes end to commercial whaling ban, faces pushback
Technology
Published in 11-9-2018
    69 Visits
FLORIANOPOLIS, Brazil (AP) Japan proposed an end to a decades-old ban on commercial whaling at an international conference Monday, arguing there is no longer a scientific reason for what was supposed to be a temporary measure. But the proposal faces stiff opposition from countries that argue that many whale populations are still vulnerable or, even more broadly, that the killing of whales is incr ...>>
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4 honored for genetic research and developing anesthetic
Technology
Published in 11-9-2018
    281 Visits
NEW YORK (AP) Four scientists have won prestigious medical awards for genetics research and development of a widely used anesthetic nicknamed "milk of amnesia." Winners of the $250,000 awards from the Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation were announced Tuesday. The prizes will be presented later this month in New York. The clinical medicine award went to John B. Glen, who retired from the pharmaceut ...>>
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Many California marijuana products failing safety tests
Technology
Published in 11-9-2018
    692 Visits
LOS ANGELES (AP) Nearly 20 percent of marijuana products in California have failed tests for potency and purity since the state started requiring the checks on July 1, a failure rate some in the industry say has more to do with unrealistic standards and technical glitches than protecting consumer safety. The testing has been especially tough on cannabis-infused cookies, candies and tinctures: abo ...>>
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Republicans lack votes — and appetite — to end 'Obamacare'
Technology
Published in 11-9-2018
    919 Visits
WASHINGTON (AP) Arizona's new senator says he'd vote to repeal the nation's health care law. That's one additional Republican ready to obliterate the statute because his predecessor, the late Sen. John McCain, helped derail the party's drive with his fabled thumbs-down vote last year. It could well be too little, too late. After years of trying to demolish former Presiden ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 11-9-2018
    352 Visits

According to an alleged victim of multiple assaults by an ex-football player, Baylor coach Art Briles and university president Ken Starr did nothing after being informed.

Reference: www.chron.com
Japan proposes end to commercial whaling ban, faces pushback
Technology
Published in 11-9-2018
    781 Visits
FLORIANOPOLIS, Brazil (AP) Japan proposed an end to a decades-old ban on commercial whaling at an international conference Monday, arguing there is no longer a scientific reason for what was supposed to be a temporary measure. But the proposal faces stiff opposition from countries that argue that many whale populations are still vulnerable or, even more broadly, that the killing of whales is incr ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
4 honored for genetic research and developing anesthetic
Technology
Published in 11-9-2018
    559 Visits
NEW YORK (AP) Four scientists have won prestigious medical awards for genetics research and development of a widely used anesthetic nicknamed "milk of amnesia." Winners of the $250,000 awards from the Albert and Mary Lasker Foundation were announced Tuesday. The prizes will be presented later this month in New York. The clinical medicine award went to John B. Glen, who retired from the pharmaceut ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Many California marijuana products failing safety tests
Technology
Published in 11-9-2018
    914 Visits
LOS ANGELES (AP) Nearly 20 percent of marijuana products in California have failed tests for potency and purity since the state started requiring the checks on July 1, a failure rate some in the industry say has more to do with unrealistic standards and technical glitches than protecting consumer safety. The testing has been especially tough on cannabis-infused cookies, candies and tinctures: abo ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Republicans lack votes — and appetite — to end 'Obamacare'
Technology
Published in 11-9-2018
    207 Visits
WASHINGTON (AP) Arizona's new senator says he'd vote to repeal the nation's health care law. That's one additional Republican ready to obliterate the statute because his predecessor, the late Sen. John McCain, helped derail the party's drive with his fabled thumbs-down vote last year. It could well be too little, too late. After years of trying to demolish former Presiden ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 11-9-2018
    123 Visits

According to an alleged victim of multiple assaults by an ex-football player, Baylor coach Art Briles and university president Ken Starr did nothing after being informed.

Reference: www.chron.com
Warnings over pollution met with a shrug in coal country
Technology
Published in 4-9-2018
    87 Visits
GRANT TOWN, W.Va. (AP) It's coal people like miner Steve Knotts, 62, who make West Virginia Trump Country. So it was no surprise that President Donald Trump picked the state to announce his plan rolling back Obama-era pollution controls on coal-fired power plants. Trump left one thing out of his remarks, though: Northern West Virginia coal country will be ground zero for increased deaths and ...>>
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From penny press to Snapchat: Parents fret through the ages
Technology
Published in 4-9-2018
    484 Visits
NEW YORK (AP) When Stephen Dennis was raising his two sons in the 1980s, he never heard the phrase "screen time," nor did he worry much about the hours his kids spent with technology. When he bought an Apple II Plus computer, he considered it an investment in their future and encouraged them to use it as much as possible. Boy, have things changed with his grandkids and their phones and their Snap ...>>
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Sensors on new California bridge to record earthquake data
Technology
Published in 4-9-2018
    505 Visits
LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) A replacement bridge under construction at the nation's second-busiest port isn't just a crucial route for cargo trucks and Southern California commuters it's a concrete-and-steel science experiment for engineers and seismologists. The new bridge, which will stretch 8,800 feet (2,680 meters) over the Port of Long Beach, is being built with about 75 seismic ...>>
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Robot boat sails into history by finishing Atlantic crossing
Technology
Published in 4-9-2018
    211 Visits
SOUTHAMPTON, England (AP) All summer, the small boat drifted steadily eastward across the churning North Atlantic until it neared the Irish coast, where it made history by becoming the first unmanned sailboat to cross the Atlantic. The SB Met, built by Norwegian company Offshore Sensing AS, reached the finish line of the Microtransat Challenge for robotic boats on Aug. 26, two and a half months a ...>>
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Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 4-9-2018
    810 Visits

According to an alleged victim of multiple assaults by an ex-football player, Baylor coach Art Briles and university president Ken Starr did nothing after being informed.

Reference: www.chron.com


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