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At Least 8 Killed in Afghan Bomb Blast - Voice of America

At Least 8 Killed in Afghan Bomb Blast - Voice of America | Topics of my interest | Scoop.it
The Associated PressAt Least 8 Killed in Afghan Bomb BlastVoice of AmericaMarch 25, 2012 At Least 8 Killed in Afghan Bomb Blast VOA News Officials in Afghanistan say a bomb blast has killed at least 8 people, including several police officers.
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How the developing world is using cellphone technology to change lives

How the developing world is using cellphone technology to change lives | Topics of my interest | Scoop.it
From providing health care to monitoring elections, people in the developing world are turning to their mobile phones.
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Rising Number of Farm Animals Poses Environmental and Public Health Risks

Rising Number of Farm Animals Poses Environmental and Public Health Risks | Topics of my interest | Scoop.it
eNews Park Forest serves an outstanding American community with news and timely information.
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China Plans To End Executed Prisoner Organ Donations Within 5 Years - Slashdot

China Plans To End Executed Prisoner Organ Donations Within 5 Years - Slashdot | Topics of my interest | Scoop.it
An anonymous reader writes "China said that it planned to end the practice of taking organs from executed prisoners within five years, according to the state media report on Friday. Instead, China's vice minister of health Dr.
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Warming 'may rise by 3C' by 2050

Warming 'may rise by 3C' by 2050 | Topics of my interest | Scoop.it
By 2050, the global average temperature could rise by 1.4-3C above levels for late last century, a mass computer simulation suggests.
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Video: Face-Recognition System Can Sort Through 36 Million Faces Per Second | Popular Science

Video: Face-Recognition System Can Sort Through 36 Million Faces Per Second | Popular Science | Topics of my interest | Scoop.it
Japanese surveillance software can locate you, wherever you are (Video: Face-Recognition System Can Sort Through 36 Million Faces Per Second | Popular Science http://t.co/Tdqxd6bB...)...
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Annan's Syria trip 'last chance' at peace, Russia says - World - CBC News

Annan's Syria trip 'last chance' at peace, Russia says - World - CBC News | Topics of my interest | Scoop.it
Russian President Dmitry Medvedev tells the UN and Arab League envoy to Syria that his mission may be the final opportunity for Syria to avoid 'a protracted bloody civil war'
and promises Russia's full support.
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2 California researchers win prestigious Tyler Prize - Los Angeles Times

2 California researchers win prestigious Tyler Prize - Los Angeles Times | Topics of my interest | Scoop.it
Los Angeles Times2 California researchers win prestigious Tyler PrizeLos Angeles TimesJohn H. Seinfeld, a professor of chemical engineering at Caltech, was awarded along with UC Berkeley professor Kirk R.
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Apple sells 3 million new iPads in 3 days

Apple sells 3 million new iPads in 3 days | Topics of my interest | Scoop.it
Wireless carrier AT&T sets a "single-day record" for iPad sales and activations March 16.
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Bomb Blasts Rip Across Iraq - Voice of America

Bomb Blasts Rip Across Iraq - Voice of America | Topics of my interest | Scoop.it
Globe and MailBomb Blasts Rip Across IraqVoice of AmericaMarch 20, 2012 Bomb Blasts Rip Across Iraq VOA News A series of near simultaneous bombings in nearly a dozen Iraqi cities has killed at least 38 people and wounded 160.
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Will the 'red tape challenge' really be good for the environment? - The Guardian (blog)

Will the 'red tape challenge' really be good for the environment? - The Guardian (blog) | Topics of my interest | Scoop.it
Recycling NewsWill the 'red tape challenge' really be good for the environment?
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Why Alcohol Makes You Feel Good

Why Alcohol Makes You Feel Good | Topics of my interest | Scoop.it
theatlantic.com - Researchers have long believed that triggering an endorphin release in the brain explained why alcohol makes us feel as good as it does, but it hasn't been shown in humans until now.
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EU's Ashton: I did not parallel Toulouse attack to Gaza deaths

EU's Ashton: I did not parallel Toulouse attack to Gaza deaths | Topics of my interest | Scoop.it
Statement by High Representative for Foreign Affairs comes following criticism by top Israeli officials, who called Ashton's earlier remarks 'inappropriate' and 'infuriating.' (EU's Ashton: I did not parallel Toulouse attack to Gaza deaths http://t.co/AwFIGtrd...)...
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17-year-old cyclist killed in Deptford hit and run

17-year-old cyclist killed in Deptford hit and run | Topics of my interest | Scoop.it
POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a hit and run accident in Deptford which killed a 17-year-old cyclist.
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Brother of French School Killer Investigated for Complicity - Voice of America

Brother of French School Killer Investigated for Complicity - Voice of America | Topics of my interest | Scoop.it
CTV.caBrother of French School Killer Investigated for ComplicityVoice of AmericaMarch 25, 2012 Brother of French School Killer Investigated for Complicity VOA News A French judge has ordered the brother of the man who murdered four at a Jewish school...
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Amateur Astronomer Spots Strange Cloud Formations On Mars - Slashdot

Amateur Astronomer Spots Strange Cloud Formations On Mars - Slashdot | Topics of my interest | Scoop.it
techfun89 writes "Mars has returned to our evening skies as it does every two years. This time it is getting even more attention and buzz than it normally would.
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Major Problems in American Environmental History

Major Problems in American Environmental History | Topics of my interest | Scoop.it
Major Problems in American Environmental History (Posted New Product: Major Problems in American Environmental History to my online store.)...
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Now, a new theory on size of black holes

Now, a new theory on size of black holes | Topics of my interest | Scoop.it
LONDON: Planetary scientists have come up with a new theory on the size of black holes -- claiming some of them have no "table manners", and tip their "food" directly into their mouths, eating more...
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It's a twice in a lifetime moment: the transit of Venus across the Sun

It's a twice in a lifetime moment: the transit of Venus across the Sun | Topics of my interest | Scoop.it
On 6 June, an event that takes place only four times every two centuries will enthral the world's astronomers, as it has ever since the 1600s – but now it can provide priceless data in the hunt for habitable planets in deep space (RT @guardian: It's...
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Facts about DEEPSEA CHALLENGER

Facts about DEEPSEA CHALLENGER | Topics of my interest | Scoop.it
Get the facts on the submarine used in the DEEPSEA CHALLENGE expedition.
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Microsoft Said to Finish Windows 8 in Summer, With October Debut

Microsoft Said to Finish Windows 8 in Summer, With October Debut | Topics of my interest | Scoop.it
Microsoft Corp. will finish work on Windows 8 this summer, setting the stage for personal computers and tablets with the operating system to go on sale around October, according to people with knowledge of the schedule.
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UN Chief Says Situation in Syria Unacceptable - Voice of America

UN Chief Says Situation in Syria Unacceptable - Voice of America | Topics of my interest | Scoop.it
UN Chief Says Situation in Syria UnacceptableVoice of AmericaMarch 20, 2012 UN Chief Says Situation in Syria Unacceptable VOA News United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon says the situation in Syria has become unacceptable and intolerable.
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James Cameron heads into the abyss : Nature News & Comment

James Cameron heads into the abyss : Nature News & Comment | Topics of my interest | Scoop.it
Film director's dive to ocean's deepest point could be a boon to deep-sea science.
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India's Infant Mortality Rate Worse Than Neighbours: Govt | news.outlookindia.com

India's Infant Mortality Rate Worse Than Neighbours: Govt | news.outlookindia.com | Topics of my interest | Scoop.it
RT @Outlookindia: India's Infant Mortality Rate Worse Than Neighbours: Govt | http://t.co/Wio1yvbn | Outlook Wires...
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Gunman may have filmed Jewish school killings, French officials say - msnbc.com

Gunman may have filmed Jewish school killings, French officials say - msnbc.com | Topics of my interest | Scoop.it
CBC.caGunman may have filmed Jewish school killings, French officials saymsnbc.comFirst for breaking news and analysis: Compelling world news stories from msnbc.com and NBC News journalists. Follow us on Twitter.
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