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+ - Carbon Dioxide - Not So Bad After All?-> 1

Submitted by gmfeier
gmfeier (1474997) writes "The Washington Post is reporting on a new study published in Climate Dynamics which predicts that doubling atmospheric carbon dioxide from pre-industrial levels will raise the average temperature by 1.3C, less than previous estimates. This in line with several previous studies which were not so widely reported by the media."
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+ - Samsung misused proprietary information from Apple and Nokia->

Submitted by gmfeier
gmfeier (1474997) writes "Samsung executives seem to have gotten hold of proprietary information from the Apple v. Samsung court trial and disseminated it throughout the company. The information was under a protective court order and sanctions may be in store. It appears that a document provided to the company by Samsung's counsel was not properly redacted."
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Idle

+ - Owner of Segway company dies in Segway crash->

Submitted by gmfeier
gmfeier (1474997) writes "The millionaire owner of the UK Segway company has died after apparently riding one of his company's motorised scooters off cliffs and into a river. Jimi Heselden, 62, crashed into the River Wharfe while riding the vehicle round his estate in Thorp Arch, Boston Spa, West Yorkshire, on Sunday."
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Biotech

+ - 'Artificial life' breakthrough announced by scient->

Submitted by gmfeier
gmfeier (1474997) writes "BBC is quoting a paper published in Science that claims to have produced a synthetic living cell. Only the genome is actually synthetic, though since it was transplanted into a host cell. This would seem to open up a host of possibilities, but some folks seem to be worried about it, possibly with good reason."
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