Archive: 13/08/2009

Free radio stations and podcasts sans computer

Television and radio broadcasts used to be free. Stick an antenna in the air and that's still true even though much of it has now gone digital. As technology advanced, we got better delivery methods of those free signals ...

dateAug 13, 2009 in Telecom
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Orchids and fungi -- partners for life

Three Thai orchids have been found to rely on a wide range of fungi to help them take carbon out of the soil instead of producing their own organic carbon. A detailed study of the relationship, published in the open access ...

dateAug 13, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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It's not easy being gay

Members of 'sexual minorities' are around twice as likely as heterosexuals to seek help for mental health issues or substance abuse treatment. A model of treatment-seeking behavior, described in the open access journal BMC ...

dateAug 13, 2009 in Psychology & Psychiatry
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Bureaucracy stifling studies

A group of researchers whose planned leg ulceration study was hamstrung by a physician recruitment rate of 2% have published the reasons why so many doctors turned them down. The qualitative information, featured in the open ...

dateAug 13, 2009 in Other
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AT&T files program complaint against Cablevision

(AP) -- AT&T Inc. has filed a complaint with federal regulators charging that Cablevision Systems Corp. is violating federal law by denying AT&T's video customers in Connecticut access to Cablevision's New York area sports ...

dateAug 13, 2009 in Telecom
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