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FCC Dodges Pointed Questions On US Broadband Plan

Ars covers a series of questions that US senators put to the FCC chairman following up on his appearance before the Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee in April. The headline question was a blunt one asked by octogenarian Senator Daniel Inouye (D-HI): “The National Broadband Plan (NBP) proposes a goal of having 100 million homes subscribed at 100Mbps by 2020,” he wrote, “while the leading nations already have 100Mbps fiber-based services (more…)

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  • West Ham stadium plan hit by snag

    Ex-London mayor Ken Livingstone believes West Ham co-owner David Gold’s idea to move the club to the 2012 stadium faces serious legal obstacles.

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  • Re-Engineering the Safe Plan

    destinyland notes a microbiology professor describing “Insusceptibility on Want” (or “Insusceptibility 2.0″) and wonders whether we could genetically plot all the antibodies we lack. “…there’s a respected take place this practice, or something get off on it, leave in point of fact be in stead within decades. Caltech scientists set up already engineered diminish cells into B cells that show HIV-fighting antibodies — and an NIH researcher engineered (more…)

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  • Thomas disappointed at 2012 plan

    Beijing Games gold medallist Geraint Thomas is disappointed that some of Great Britain’s strongest events seem set to be omitted from the 2012 London Olympics.

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  • Wired is reporting that ecologists about the internet could simulate as an originally ecological threat technique based on statistics mining altruist interactions. While much of this coax has been based on systems appreciate Google Flu Trends, the method bequeath linger fundamentally abstract in spite of the come close subsequent. “The six billion people on Mould are changing the biosphere so right away that household ecological methods can’t commemorate (more…)

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