Archive: 09/14/2010

Privacy group sues to get data about NSA-Google ties

The National Security Agency should divulge information about its reported agreement with Google Inc. to help the Internet company defend itself against foreign cyber attacks, according to a lawsuit filed Monday by a privacy ...

Sep 14, 2010
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Global fisheries research finds promise and peril

Global fisheries, a vital source of food and revenue throughout the world, contribute between US$225-$240 billion per year to the worldwide economy, according to four new studies released today. Researchers also concluded ...

Sep 14, 2010
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Human impacts on the deep seafloor

Scientists have for the first time estimated the physical footprint of human activities on the deep seafloor of the North East Atlantic. The findings published in the journal PLoS ONE reveal that the area d ...

Sep 14, 2010
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Chandra finds evidence for stellar cannibalism

Evidence that a star has recently engulfed a companion star or a giant planet has been found using NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory. The likely existence of such a "cannibal" star provides new insight into ...

Sep 14, 2010
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Watercress may 'turn off' breast cancer signal

The research, unveiled at a press conference today (14 September 2010), shows that the watercress compound is able to interfere with the function of a protein which plays a critical role in cancer development.

Sep 14, 2010
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