Archive: 19/07/2006

Study: Predators bind ecosystems together

An international team of scientists published a theoretical analysis this week, positing that complex ecosystems are held together by their top predators.

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Internet businesses promote Net neutrality

Internet businesses are expressing concern over the government's lack of interest in Net neutrality. With the Telecommunications Act under way, these businesses and the public in general are fearful of the absence of Net ...

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Scientists decode how plants avoid sunburn

Too much sun – for plants as well as people – can be harmful to long-term health. But to avoid the botanical equivalent of “lobster tans,” plants have developed an intricate internal defense mechanism called photoprotection, ...

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Drinking can be dangerous

People who drink alcohol are up to four times more likely than non-drinkers to be hurt from physical injuries such as a fall or punch, new research shows. The University of Queensland study found any alcohol consumption quadrupled ...

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