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Taking on 'microfiber' pollution, a laundry room at a time
Technology
Published in 6-3-2018
    100 Visits
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) The fight to keep tiny pollutants from reaching the dinner plate might start in the laundry room. Innovators are coming up with tools to keep tiny pieces of thread that are discharged with washing machine effluent from reaching marine life. Such "microfibers" are too small to be caught in conventional filters, so they eventually pass through sewage plants, wash out to waterwa ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Washington becomes 1st state to approve net-neutrality rules
Technology
Published in 6-3-2018
    742 Visits
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) Setting up a likely legal fight with the Trump administration, Washington has become the first state to enact its own net-neutrality requirements after U.S. regulators repealed Obama-era rules designed to keep the internet an even playing field. "We know that when D.C. fails to act, Washington state has to do so," Gov. Jay Inslee said Monday before signing the bipartisan measu ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Alaska city moose count relies on tips, DNA-extracting darts
Technology
Published in 6-3-2018
    558 Visits
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) Moose thrive in Alaska's largest city with little to fear from natural predators such as wolves or bears, but getting an accurate count of the largest member of the deer family remains a challenge for the state wildlife biologists who must manage their numbers. Traditionally, aerial surveys are performed from low-flying aircraft after there's snow on the ground wh ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Scientists hope to save northern white rhino from extinction
Technology
Published in 6-3-2018
    661 Visits
JOHANNESBURG (AP) As the health of the world's last male northern white rhino declines in Kenya, a global team of scientists and conservationists is pushing ahead with an ambitious effort to save the subspecies from extinction with the help of the two surviving females. Participants in the project to create northern white rhino embryos through in vitro fertilization say its success depends n ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 6-3-2018
    610 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
Taking on 'microfiber' pollution, a laundry room at a time
Technology
Published in 6-3-2018
    330 Visits
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) The fight to keep tiny pollutants from reaching the dinner plate might start in the laundry room. Innovators are coming up with tools to keep tiny pieces of thread that are discharged with washing machine effluent from reaching marine life. Such "microfibers" are too small to be caught in conventional filters, so they eventually pass through sewage plants, wash out to waterwa ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Washington becomes 1st state to approve net-neutrality rules
Technology
Published in 6-3-2018
    369 Visits
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) Setting up a likely legal fight with the Trump administration, Washington has become the first state to enact its own net-neutrality requirements after U.S. regulators repealed Obama-era rules designed to keep the internet an even playing field. "We know that when D.C. fails to act, Washington state has to do so," Gov. Jay Inslee said Monday before signing the bipartisan measu ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Alaska city moose count relies on tips, DNA-extracting darts
Technology
Published in 6-3-2018
    827 Visits
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) Moose thrive in Alaska's largest city with little to fear from natural predators such as wolves or bears, but getting an accurate count of the largest member of the deer family remains a challenge for the state wildlife biologists who must manage their numbers. Traditionally, aerial surveys are performed from low-flying aircraft after there's snow on the ground wh ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Scientists hope to save northern white rhino from extinction
Technology
Published in 6-3-2018
    694 Visits
JOHANNESBURG (AP) As the health of the world's last male northern white rhino declines in Kenya, a global team of scientists and conservationists is pushing ahead with an ambitious effort to save the subspecies from extinction with the help of the two surviving females. Participants in the project to create northern white rhino embryos through in vitro fertilization say its success depends n ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 6-3-2018
    884 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
Taking on 'microfiber' pollution, a laundry room at a time
Technology
Published in 6-3-2018
    283 Visits
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) The fight to keep tiny pollutants from reaching the dinner plate might start in the laundry room. Innovators are coming up with tools to keep tiny pieces of thread that are discharged with washing machine effluent from reaching marine life. Such "microfibers" are too small to be caught in conventional filters, so they eventually pass through sewage plants, wash out to waterwa ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Washington becomes 1st state to approve net-neutrality rules
Technology
Published in 6-3-2018
    1024 Visits
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) Setting up a likely legal fight with the Trump administration, Washington has become the first state to enact its own net-neutrality requirements after U.S. regulators repealed Obama-era rules designed to keep the internet an even playing field. "We know that when D.C. fails to act, Washington state has to do so," Gov. Jay Inslee said Monday before signing the bipartisan measu ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Taking on 'microfiber' pollution, a laundry room at a time
Technology
Published in 6-3-2018
    470 Visits
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) The fight to keep tiny pollutants from reaching the dinner plate might start in the laundry room. Innovators are coming up with tools to keep tiny pieces of thread that are discharged with washing machine effluent from reaching marine life. Such "microfibers" are too small to be caught in conventional filters, so they eventually pass through sewage plants, wash out to waterwa ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Alaska city moose count relies on tips, DNA-extracting darts
Technology
Published in 6-3-2018
    891 Visits
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) Moose thrive in Alaska's largest city with little to fear from natural predators such as wolves or bears, but getting an accurate count of the largest member of the deer family remains a challenge for the state wildlife biologists who must manage their numbers. Traditionally, aerial surveys are performed from low-flying aircraft after there's snow on the ground wh ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com
Washington becomes 1st state to approve net-neutrality rules
Technology
Published in 6-3-2018
    625 Visits
OLYMPIA, Wash. (AP) Setting up a likely legal fight with the Trump administration, Washington has become the first state to enact its own net-neutrality requirements after U.S. regulators repealed Obama-era rules designed to keep the internet an even playing field. "We know that when D.C. fails to act, Washington state has to do so," Gov. Jay Inslee said Monday before signing the bipartisan measu ...>>
Reference: www.chron.com


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