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3G iPhone Launch Packs Apple Stores
Friday, July 11, 2008 9:43:00 PM
Eager iPhone fans started lining up in the dark of night to get their hands on the highly coveted 3G iPhone, which went on sale on his morning.   Full Story

Apple Hits Activation Snags With Some New iPhones
Friday, July 11, 2008 1:14:00 PM
Many eager U.S. buyers of Apple Inc's new iPhone left stores on Friday frustrated because their new gadgets did not work due to problems activating service.   Full Story

Acidifying Oceans Pose Severe Danger to Coral Reefs
Friday, July 11, 2008 1:13:00 PM
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla.—Like a tooth dipped in a glass of Coca-Cola, coral reefs, lobsters and other marine creatures that build calcified shells around themselves could soon dissolve as climate change ...   Full Story

Cosmonauts Retrieve Explosive Bolt During Spacewalk
Friday, July 11, 2008 1:10:00 PM
Two spacewalking cosmonauts delicately removed an explosive bolt from their Soyuz capsule on Thursday in hopes engineers can figure out why two previous crews landed hard and off course.   Full Story

First Person Buys Apple iPhone 3G
Thursday, July 10, 2008 1:32:00 PM
New Zealander Jonny Gladwell was the first person in the world to get the coveted new Apple iPhone 3G. The university student spent two and a half nights camped outside the Vodafone store in Auckland ...   Full Story

Discovery May Lead to Quake Early-warning System
Thursday, July 10, 2008 1:30:00 PM
WASHINGTON—Scientists working at California's San Andreas Fault have detected subtle geological changes occurring hours before an earthquake that could enable them to develop an early-warning syst ...   Full Story

Argentine Glacier Sheds Ice in Rare Winter Breakup
Wednesday, July 09, 2008 1:32:00 PM
Part of Argentina's Perito Moreno glacier collapsed on Wednesday, the first time large chunks of ice have broken off during the southern hemisphere winter.    Full Story

Food Fights: Saskatchewan Farmer Tells of the Dangers of Bio-Tech Manipulation
Tuesday, July 08, 2008 6:14:00 PM
Perhaps any other 77-year-old would simply retire and step back from a battle with a multi-million dollar agricultural company. Not Percy Schmeiser.   Full Story

Biofuels Drain Food Supply
Tuesday, July 08, 2008 6:09:00 PM
Biofuels have been touted as an answer to the US and European fuel crises, but there is increasing concern that the alternative plant-derived fuels are responsible for rising food prices and may contr ...   Full Story

Project to Save the Dead Sea Environmentally Risky
Monday, July 07, 2008 8:40:00 PM
During his recent visit, France President Nicolas Sarkozy showed support of a project to connect the Dead Sea with the Red Sea, raising again an old dispute that has been discussed in Israel for over ...   Full Story

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