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  • Mercury has ice

    November 29, 2012 7:27 PM

    NASA says there is ice at Mercury's north pole and that a spacecraft confirmed the finding. The orbiting probe called Messenger found evidence of frozen water, although Mercury is the planet closest to the sun. The ice was found in a permanently shadowed region of the planet's north pole and... more »
  • Source: Ford to scrap Mercury brand

    June 2, 2010 12:33 PM

    People briefed on the matter say Ford Motor Co. will announce Wednesday that it will phase out its Mercury brand. Ford has scheduled a conference call with dealers and a press conference for late Wednesday afternoon. The people say Ford plans to boost the Lincoln product lineup to... more »
  • EPA targets mercury pollution

    April 30, 2010 11:33 AM

    The Environmental Protection Agency says they want to limit the amount of mercury and other cancer-causing pollutants that can be released from boilers and solid waste incinerators. Mercury can damage both the brain and nervous system, especially in fetuses and children. The new federal proposal was made today, and... more »
  • 2 Your Health for Feb. 15

    February 15, 2010 5:38 PM

    A drug that may slow the progression of HIV, mercury in canned tuna, and health risks linked to smoking pipes and cigars are all discussed in this 2 Your Health report. more »

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