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Author Says Bell Labs Invented the DNA in Electronics

8-20-14
The Idea Factory: Bell Labs and the Great Age of American Innovation author Jon Gertner says that Bell Labs invented the DNA that is used in electronics today.

Princeton: Staff didn’t harm ball-riding monkey

8-18-14
PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Princeton University says it found no evidence that its researchers mistreated a monkey by putting into a ferret exercise ball and had it roll on the floor for 13 minutes. The university conducted an internal investigation ...

Virginia Tech marks start of drone research

8-13-14
BLACKSBURG, Va. (AP) — State and federal leaders are marking the start of research on unmanned aircraft systems being done at Virginia Tech. Federal Aviation Administration Administrator Michael Huerta, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe and others on ...

Codfish numbers at key fishery hits all-time low

8-10-14
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The level of codfish spawning in one of the most critical fisheries in the Northeast U.S. is at an all-time low. National Marine Fisheries Service scientists say the amount of cod spawning in the Gulf of Maine is estimated at ...

Mechanical issues thwart seismic research project

8-8-14
LONG BEACH ISLAND, N.J. (AP) — A seismic research project that has faced steep criticism will be postponed to next summer. The Press of Atlantic City (http://bit.ly/1oMtqyu) reports that a project aimed at studying sea level rise by sending sound ...
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Cyber Security Expert: Users Should Have Unique Passwords for Every Online Account

8-7-14
Kroll Cyber Security Managing Director Tim Ryan says people who use the same username and password for multiple online accounts should change all of their passwords to unique ones for every account.

New Jersey flights check for pollution at shore

8-3-14
OVER THE JERSEY SHORE (AP) — New Jersey environmental officials are alone this summer in checking for pollution from high above the state's shore. The federal Environmental Protection Agency ended its coastal pollution-monitoring flights this year ...

US plans wide seismic testing of Atlantic seabed

7-25-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The federal government is planning to use sound blasting to conduct research on the ocean floor along most of the East Coast, using technology similar to that which spawned a court battle between environmentalists and ...

As numbers of gray seals rise, so do conflicts

7-20-14
ROCKLAND, Maine (AP) — Decades after gray seals were all but wiped out in New England waters, the population has rebounded so much that some frustrated residents are calling for a controlled hunt. The once-thriving New England gray seal population ...

Court KOs New Jersey bid to block ocean blasting

7-14-14
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A federal appeals court has cleared the path for seismic testing off the coast of New Jersey that will blast the floor of the Atlantic Ocean with loud noises as part of a climate change research project. The 3rd Circuit ...