Archive: 08/02/2010

House member urges approval of Comcast, NBC deal

(AP) -- The head of the House subcommittee that deals with communications issues is calling on federal regulators to approve Comcast's plan to buy a controlling interest in NBC Universal with a handful of conditions attached ...

Aug 02, 2010
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Mediterranean most threatened sea on Earth

The Mediterranean Sea's exquisitely rich mix of flora and fauna is more threatened than marine life anywhere else on Earth, according to a landmark scientific survey released Monday.

Aug 02, 2010
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Life after Catastrophe

Scientists studying deep-sea hydrothermal vents have found that larvae travel hundreds of miles to re-colonize these harsh locations after a volcanic eruption. The new study could challenge existing beliefs ...

Aug 02, 2010
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Gene variant may increase severity of MS

A new study shows a gene variant may increase the severity of multiple sclerosis (MS) symptoms. The research will be published in the August 3, 2010, issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neu ...

Aug 02, 2010
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