Bookmarks for August 5, 2013

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Fonterra’s Hautapu plant : background page
Fonterra’s background page on the Hautapu milk plant (established in 1886) where faulty pipe is located http://evlvgn.ws/13QfN2S #botulism

NASA, the Spacecraft Assembly Facility, and the extremotolerant bacteria | Microbe Post
“If you’re sending a probe to another planet, how can you ensure that there are no microbes hitching a lift?” http://evlvgn.ws/13QeUrb

It’s time Google came to grips with how it enables the surveillance state – Quartz
It’s time Google came to grips with how it enables the surveillance state | Christopher Mims | Quartz http://evlvgn.ws/1cpCDYj

Gold-diamond duo takes temperature of single cell – health – 31 July 2013 – New Scientist
Mini gold-diamond duo takes temperature of single cell & could be more accurate way to target cancer | New Scientist http://evlvgn.ws/1elQ8oy

IBT Media to add Newsweek to its digital media stable| Reuters
Newsweek is sold to digital-only company IBT Media | Reuters http://evlvgn.ws/13yyywg

Mai Chen: Ministerial probes struggle for truth | NZ Herald News
“ministerial inquiries are not a good instrument to get to the truth…because they have no powers of compulsion” http://evlvgn.ws/192z4Hl

‘It’s hard not to be worried, it’s your baby’ | NZ Herald News
Potentially dangerous formula given to children after Ministry for Primary Industries advises carers to switch to Stage 1 Karicare product, then says the following day that product had also possibly been affected.

www.mpi.govt.nz : Further precautionary advice on Karicare infant formula
Ministry for Primary Industries > UPDATE Karicare infant formula – further precautionary advice http://evlvgn.ws/192xB3w

Efficient Uganda charcoal stoves see surge in popularity
Efficient Uganda charcoal stoves see surge in popularity | Reuters http://evlvgn.ws/16szx1J

AIDS-related deaths fall 38 percent in east and southern Africa-UN
AIDS-related deaths fall 38 percent in east and southern Africa between 2005 and 2001, says UN | Reuters http://evlvgn.ws/16szh2K

John Armstrong: Govt betrayal on a monumental scale | NZ Herald News
The trawling of a Press Gallery reporter’s phone logs by parliamentary authorities is a breach of trust of such mega proportions that it may well place a lingering chill on politician-journalist contact.

Foreign Policy’s digital subscription plan | Evolving Newsroom
Foreign Policy’s digital subscription plan | Evolving Newsroom http://evlvgn.ws/17r0FuO

Top-level US inquiry into Kiwi’s spy claims | Stuff.co.nz
Top-level US inquiry into Kiwi’s spy claims http://evlvgn.ws/18YlRzb

NY Times company sells Boston Globe
New York Times Company Sells Boston Globe http://evlvgn.ws/16PR69W

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