US Nationwide Pollution Permit Restrictions Upheld

Wednesday, October 4, 2006 The US Army Corps of Engineers decision to place restrictions on issuance of nationwide pollution permits has been upheld by a federal court. In National Association of Home Builders v. Army Corps of Engineers, the District Court for the District of Columbia found that the Corps of Engineers had not acted […]

British National Fingerprint Database begins without parliamentary consultation

Sunday, April 17, 2005Starting in 2006, HM passport service of Britain will begin use of biometric chips in the issuance of passports. Essential to this scheme is the creation of a central database for passport holders that contains fingerprint and biometric data. This database, along with fingerprinting facilities, will be shared by the controversial Identity […]


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Women in South Africa advancing in fields of science and technology

Tuesday, August 25, 2009 Naledi Pandor, Minister of Science and Technology in South Africa, publicized results of a study on Tuesday on the role of women in the fields of science and technology in the country. Though women only make up thirty-three percent of publishing scientists in the country, their numbers have increased in recent […]

Building partially collapses in New York City’s Upper West Side

Thursday, July 14, 2005 A building being prepared for demolition collapsed this morning in New York‘s Upper West Side around 9 a.m. EDT. Five people are known to be injured from the accident, as well as one rescue worker who was injured in the aftermath. None of the injuries were life-threatening. The building was a […]

Release and pardon of killer jeopardises Armenia-Azerbaijan ceasefire

Wednesday, September 5, 2012 Following Hungary’s release and repatriation of convicted Azeri axe-murderer Ramil Safarov, who Azerbaijan subsequently pardoned, Armenia announced it is “ready for war”. The declaration is in-response to Safarov’s pardon and promotion, despite the Azeri officer having been given a life sentence — with a minimum jail term of 30 years, by […]

Category:Science and technology

This is the category for science and technology. Refresh this list to see the latest articles. 18 October 2018: U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren releases DNA test results, asks Donald Trump to make promised donation 12 October 2018: Manned Soyuz space mission aborts during launch 10 October 2018: UN Report on Global Warming calls for rapid […]

Poverty rises as food prices increase

Sunday, April 17, 2011 The World Bank, an organization that provides loans to developing countries, warned Thursday that rising food prices are driving millions of people deeper into poverty. Robert Zoelick, World Bank president, said that food prices have risen 36% over the last year, pushing 44 million more people into poverty since last June. […]

Honda Civic tops Canada’s list of most stolen cars

Wednesday, November 22, 2006 The 1999 and 2000 year model Honda Civic SiR tops the list of Canada’s most stolen cars. Consumer popularity also assures the cars will be popular with thieves. Its the second year in a row the Honda SiR has topped the list. Rick Dubin Vice President of Investigations for the Insurance […]

Tips For Choosing Your First Upper East Side Apartment In Nyc

Find Out More About: Drama And Acting Classes Sydney Acting Classes Sydney byAlma Abell The time that you have been waiting for ever since you started college has finally arrived. You are doing well in your new career and are ready to check out the Upper East Side apartments in NYC. However, you don’t need […]

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