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News & Articles
- U.S. shale is a boon to manufacturers but not their workers
By James B. Kelleher YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio (Reuters) - This city has been down for so long, it's hard to believe what's risen up here in the heart of America's "Rust Belt." On an industrial site littered with scrap metal, a French-Japanese joint venture called Vallourec Star has just opened a $1.1 billion state-of-the-art steel pipe mill. ...
June 14, 2013 - Reuters via Yahoo! News
- Science grant oversight can miss point of research - OUR OPINION
A generation or so ago, if the subject of, say, a government-funded research project sounded somewhat ridiculous, it might win a “Golden Fleece Award.”
June 13, 2013 - The Oakland Press
- Muni's So-Called Door-Jumping "Fad" Undocumented on Internet
Back in the primordial days -- 1996 or so -- young, daredevil Muni riders devised a way to satiate their thrill-seeking urges, and do so on the cheap. On the electric buses of the era, a pair o...
June 12, 2013 - SF Weekly Blogs