Archive: 07/05/2011

Gene secrets of the reef revealed

Australian scientists today announced they have sequenced the genome of the staghorn coral Acropora millepora, a major component of the Great Barrier Reef and coral reefs worldwide.

Jul 05, 2011
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Uncovering the Kingdom of Israel

In addition to many findings dating back to the Kingdom of Israel (some 3,000 years ago), remains of a Persian city (2,400 years ago) and a Byzantine town (1,500 years ago) have been exposed at the site. Plans ...

Jul 05, 2011
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Embedding microchips in ornamental shrubs

Radiofrequency Identification (RFID), or microchip technology, has been used for years in animal identification systems and is now being tested for use in plants. Researchers note that microchip techniques ...

Jul 05, 2011
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The apps that eat your wireless data

(AP) -- If you have a cellphone with a monthly limit on how much data you can use, here are some tips on what types of phone use will gobble up your precious megabytes:

Jul 05, 2011
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Britain shocked by hacking into slain girl's phone

(AP) -- Britain's long-running phone hacking scandal has taken a sickening twist, with claims that a tabloid newspaper hacked into the phone mail of an abducted teenage girl and may have hampered the police ...

Jul 05, 2011
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A pitcher perfect relationship

(PhysOrg.com) -- It seems counterintuitive, but in rare cases carnivorous plants and herbivorous animals nourish each other in a mutually beneficial relationship.

Jul 05, 2011
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