Monthly Archives: April 2009

World takes drastic steps to contain swine flu

From Egypt’s order that all 300,000 pigs in the country be slaughtered to travel bans and putting the kibosh on kissing, the world is taking drastic — and some say debatable — measures to combat swine flu. World Health Organization … Continue reading

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Great Wall of China longer than believed

The Great Wall of China is even greater than once thought, after a two-year government mapping study uncovered new sections totalling about 180 miles, according to a report posted on the website of the country’s national mapping agency.Using infrared range … Continue reading

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Satellite eye on Earth


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Cases of Swine Flu Grow in US, Internationally

The US Center for Disease Control has issued an update on the Swine Flu outbreak.The CDC reports additional cases of confirmed swine influenza and a number of hospitalizations of swine flu patients. Internationally, the situation is more serious too, with … Continue reading

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