Bookmarks for September 2nd

When I’m not blogging, I’m browsing. Here are sites and pages that I bookmarked on September 2nd:

  • Tesoro moves oil to Pacific on reversed Panama line: Reversal of the 81-mile pipeline, which formerly flowed from the Pacific to the Atlantic, creates a new oil conduit from the Atlantic to the Pacific and gives Tesoro access to more crude for its refineries in California, Washington, Hawaii and Alaska.
  • Geophysical Institute simulates earthquake in Negev: The Seismology Branch of the Geophysical Institute of Israel carried out a controlled detonation of 80 tons of explosives as part of a joint Israel-US-European scientific experiment on Wednesday morning.
  • Hawaii Biotech Initiates Phase I Clincal Trial For Dengue Vaccine [PDF]: Hawaii Biotech, Inc. President and CEO Elliot Parks, Ph.D., announced today that the company has initiated a Phase 1 clinical study with their monovalent dengue vaccine candidate.
  • China, US discuss co-op on world’s largest telescope: Astronomers from China and the United States are considering cooperating on the Thirty-Meter Telescope, to be the world’s largest telescope, through which scientists will have a deeper insight into the very early stages of the universe.
  • Australian shipbuilder reveals Superferry loss: Austal Ltd., the Australian shipbuilder that constructed the Superferry, has posted a profit of only $9 million on $500 million revenue for the first half of 2009, because it wrote off $30 million it lent to Hawaii Superferry.
  • Hawaii Projects to Receive $6.3 Million for Fisheries Management and Research: Hawaii will receive $6.3 million in federal funds for marine fisheries management, coral reef ecosystem research and other projects. Six programs will receive grants totaling $6,336,799 from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
  • The American Society of Human Genetics Hosts 59th Annual Meeting: The world’s top scientists and clinicians in the human genetics field will gather in Honolulu, Hawaii to present their latest research findings at the 59th Annual Meeting of the American Society of Human Genetics at the Hawaii Convention Center.
  • Want Fast Internet? Don’t Live In the Sticks: Delaware, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts have some of the fastest Internet access speeds in the country, according to a new survey by the Communications Workers of America, while Hawaii, Alaska, Montana and Wyoming have the slowest.

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