Archive: 18/11/2009

Sony Ericsson closes NC, other sites as HQ moves

(AP) -- Cell phone handset maker Sony Ericsson will move its North American headquarters from North Carolina to Atlanta and close a half-dozen sites worldwide as it retrenches against what it expects will be a tighter market ...

dateNov 18, 2009 in Business
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Mysteriously warm times in Antarctica

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new study of Antarctica's past climate reveals that temperatures during the warm periods between ice ages (interglacials) may have been higher than previously thought. The latest analysis of ice core records ...

dateNov 18, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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Saliva proteins change as women age

In a step toward using human saliva to tell whether those stiff joints, memory lapses, and other telltale signs of aging are normal or red flags for disease, scientists are describing how the protein content of women's saliva ...

dateNov 18, 2009 in Biochemistry
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Oceans' uptake of manmade carbon may be slowing

The oceans play a key role in regulating climate, absorbing more than a quarter of the carbon dioxide that humans put into the air. Now, the first year-by-year accounting of this mechanism during the industrial era suggests ...

dateNov 18, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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