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The Latest: Pesticide maker disappointed by California ban
Technology
Published in 8-5-2019
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LOS ANGELES (AP) The Latest on California's move to ban a widely used pesticide blamed for harming child development (all times local):

10:50 a.m.

The manufacturer of a pesticide that California plans to outlaw says the decision will hurt farmers trying to control pests.

Gregg Schmidt, a spokesman for DowDuPont, says the company is disappointed with the decision to ba ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
California to ban pesticide said to harm child development
Technology
Published in 8-5-2019
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LOS ANGELES (AP) The nation's most productive agricultural state will ban a widely used pesticide blamed for harming brain development in babies, California officials said Wednesday.

The move cheered by environmental groups would outlaw chlorpyrifos (klohr-PY'-rih-fohs) after scientists deemed it a toxic air contaminant and discovered it to be more dangerous than previously th ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
California to ban pesticide said to harm child development
Technology
Published in 8-5-2019
    967 Visits

LOS ANGELES (AP) The nation's most productive agricultural state will ban a widely used pesticide blamed for harming brain development in babies, California officials said Wednesday.

The move cheered by environmental groups would outlaw chlorpyrifos (klohr-PY'-rih-fohs) after scientists deemed it a toxic air contaminant and discovered it to be more dangerous than previously th ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 8-5-2019
    681 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
Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 8-5-2019
    835 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
Space station power shortage delays SpaceX supply run
Technology
Published in 1-5-2019
    928 Visits

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) A major power shortage at the International Space Station has delayed this week's SpaceX supply run.

SpaceX was supposed to launch a shipment Wednesday. But an old power-switching unit malfunctioned at the space station Monday and knocked two power channels offline. The six remaining power channels are working normally, according to NASA.

NASA stres ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Space rock left big crater on moon during full lunar eclipse
Technology
Published in 1-5-2019
    322 Visits

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) A space rock left a big crater on the moon during January's total lunar eclipse.

Spanish scientists reported Tuesday the meteoroid hit the moon at 38,000 mph (61,000 kph), carving out a crater nearly 50 feet (15 meters) across. It was the first impact flash observed during a lunar eclipse.

The scientists who operate a lunar impact detection system ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Chinese fossil sheds light on mysterious Neanderthal kin
Technology
Published in 1-5-2019
    495 Visits

NEW YORK (AP) Nearly 40 years after it was found by a monk in a Chinese cave, a fossilized chunk of jawbone has been revealed as coming from a mysterious relative of the Neanderthals.

Until now, the only known remains of these Denisovans were a few scraps of bone and teeth recovered in a Siberian cave. DNA from those Siberian fossils showed kinship with Neanderthals. But the remains dis ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
US wildlife officials propose downlisting endangered beetle
Technology
Published in 1-5-2019
    342 Visits

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) U.S. wildlife officials say an endangered carnivorous beetle is making a comeback and should be downlisted to threatened.

The American burying beetle was once found in 35 states and three Canadian provinces. When it was listed as endangered in 1989, it was only in eastern Oklahoma and Block Island off the cost of Rhode Island.

Amy Leuders is the U.S. Fish and W ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 1-5-2019
    326 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
Space station power shortage delays SpaceX supply run
Technology
Published in 1-5-2019
    11 Visits

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) A major power shortage at the International Space Station has delayed this week's SpaceX supply run.

SpaceX was supposed to launch a shipment Wednesday. But an old power-switching unit malfunctioned at the space station Monday and knocked two power channels offline. The six remaining power channels are working normally, according to NASA.

NASA stres ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Space rock left big crater on moon during full lunar eclipse
Technology
Published in 1-5-2019
    280 Visits

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) A space rock left a big crater on the moon during January's total lunar eclipse.

Spanish scientists reported Tuesday the meteoroid hit the moon at 38,000 mph (61,000 kph), carving out a crater nearly 50 feet (15 meters) across. It was the first impact flash observed during a lunar eclipse.

The scientists who operate a lunar impact detection system ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Chinese fossil sheds light on mysterious Neanderthal kin
Technology
Published in 1-5-2019
    295 Visits

NEW YORK (AP) Nearly 40 years after it was found by a monk in a Chinese cave, a fossilized chunk of jawbone has been revealed as coming from a mysterious relative of the Neanderthals.

Until now, the only known remains of these Denisovans were a few scraps of bone and teeth recovered in a Siberian cave. DNA from those Siberian fossils showed kinship with Neanderthals. But the remains dis ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
US wildlife officials propose downlisting endangered beetle
Technology
Published in 1-5-2019
    100 Visits

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) U.S. wildlife officials say an endangered carnivorous beetle is making a comeback and should be downlisted to threatened.

The American burying beetle was once found in 35 states and three Canadian provinces. When it was listed as endangered in 1989, it was only in eastern Oklahoma and Block Island off the cost of Rhode Island.

Amy Leuders is the U.S. Fish and W ...>>

Reference: www.chron.com
Report: Baylor officials did nothing after being notified of assaults
Technology
Published in 1-5-2019
    780 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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