Archive: 06/08/2006

Coastal Water Contamination Increases with Population

The increase in coastal area population is directly correlated to an increase in contaminated waters and shellfish bed closings. Over 85 percent of all beach closures and advisories in 2004, over 19,950 days, were a result ...

Jun 08, 2006
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Researchers Discover the 'Big Sperm Paradox'

Syracuse University Ph.D. student Adam Bjork is a man on a mission: to unlock the mysteries of cryptic female choice. He’s not studying psychology or trying to get a date—he’s a student of biology in ...

Jun 08, 2006
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RIAA objecting to free vid sites

In the realm of copyright conflicts, only the skirmishes change; the core issues remain the same. Several years after its heightened battle against music-file swapping over peer-to-peer sharing networks, the Recording Industry ...

Jun 08, 2006
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Chipmakers shrug off economic worries

Oil prices continue to go up, and there is growing concern about inflation putting a damper on economic growth across the globe. Yet while it may be easy enough to be wary of global growth prospects, the electronics ...

Jun 08, 2006
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1 in 3 British men de-stress with alcohol

A survey of British men has found 96 percent experience work-related stress, and 37 percent use alcohol as a way to put work behind them.

Jun 08, 2006
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Experts applaud massive fish kill

Illinois state officials say they are thrilled by the mysterious deaths of thousands of invasive Asian carp in the Illinois River last week.

Jun 08, 2006
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Scientist Finds 'Genetically Distinct' Shark

Biology professor Dr. Joe Quattro, collaborating with Dr. Jim Grady at the University of New Orleans and Dr. Trey Driggers with the National Marine Fisheries Service, has discovered a genetically distinct species ...

Jun 08, 2006
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