Archive: 15/07/2009

Tracfone tests cheap unlimited plan on Verizon

(AP) -- Tracfone Wireless, the country's largest provider of "prepaid" cell phones, is quietly testing a new service that appears to be a response to the fierce price competition in the prepaid market.

dateJul 15, 2009 in Telecom
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Web site informs, helps you manage online contests

Ask yourself one question: Do I feel lucky? Evidently millions are asking themselves that very question when they go online to enter into some kind of sweepstakes or contest. Loosely defined, a sweepstakes requires only ...

dateJul 15, 2009 in Internet
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Solving the mystery of DNA repair

( -- Penny Beuning, an assistant professor of chemical biology and biotechnology at Northeastern, this month received a National Science Foundation (NSF) Faculty Early-Career Development grant to study how cells ...

dateJul 15, 2009 in Biochemistry
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No ivory-billed woodpecker, but plenty of data

( -- They have searched the old-growth forests of the Carolinas, the swamps of Arkansas, the woods of Alabama and Mississippi, and now the vast river of grass, mangrove, cypress and wildlife that make up the Florida ...

dateJul 15, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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Australia investigates mysterious penguin killings

(AP) -- The first battered bodies were found on a small Australian beach, the white sand around them stained crimson with their blood. A few days later, the killer struck again - this time on the nearby cliffs overlooking ...

dateJul 15, 2009 in Ecology
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