Archive: 10/13/2009

Nitrogen mysteries in urban grasslands

Urban grasslands are an extremely common, but poorly studied ecosystem type. Many receive high rates of fertilizer, creating concerns about nutrient runoff and greenhouse gas emissions. Recent research has been focused on ...

dateOct 13, 2009 in Environment
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Miami firm says it will lay first US-Cuba fiber

(AP) -- A small Miami-based company says the U.S. government has given it permission to lay the first optical communications fiber from the U.S. to Cuba. That could drastically cut the cost of calling the island nation and ...

dateOct 13, 2009 in Telecom
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Gmail tool catches misdirected messages

Google on Tuesday added an embarrassment-avoidance tool that catches misdirected Gmail messages before they are fired off by users of the free Web-based email service.

dateOct 13, 2009 in Internet
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Senate panel OKs middle-of-the-road health plan

(AP) -- With support from a lone Republican, a key Senate committee Tuesday approved a middle-of-the-road health care plan that moves President Barack Obama's goal of wider and affordable coverage a giant ...

dateOct 13, 2009 in Health
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