Archive: 10/01/2009

Coral bleaching increases chances of coral disease

Mass coral bleaching has devastated coral colonies around the world for almost three decades. Now scientists have found that bleaching can make corals more susceptible to disease and, in turn, coral disease ...

dateOct 01, 2009 in Ecology
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EPA reviews Univ. of Michigan dioxin study

U.S. Environmental Protection Agency's Office of Research and Development has completed its review of a dioxin exposure study conducted by the University of Michigan in the Midland-Saginaw, Michigan area. EPA found the study ...

dateOct 01, 2009 in Health
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Comcast exploring stake in NBC

(AP) -- Comcast Corp. is in negotiations to buy 20 percent to 50 percent of NBC Universal, according to people familiar with the negotiations.

dateOct 01, 2009 in Business
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Study finds ACL reconstruction on the rise

Patients who have their anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) reconstructed are more likely to have subsequent knee surgery if they are women or are treated by a surgeon who does a low volume of ACL reconstructions, according ...

dateOct 01, 2009 in Other
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Why one way of learning is better than another

A new study from the Montreal Neurological Institute and Hospital (The Neuro) of McGill University reveals that different patterns of training and learning lead to different types of memory formation. The significance of ...

dateOct 01, 2009 in Neuroscience
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Increasingly, states push for e-waste recycling

(AP) -- Frustrated by inaction in Congress, a growing number of states are trying to reduce the rising tide of junked TVs, computers and other electronics that have become one of the nation's fastest-growing ...

dateOct 01, 2009 in Other
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