Daily Archives: April 30, 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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