Archive: 2/08/2010

House member urges approval of Comcast, NBC deal

(AP) -- The head of the House subcommittee that deals with communications issues is calling on federal regulators to approve Comcast's plan to buy a controlling interest in NBC Universal with a handful of conditions attached ...

dateAug 02, 2010 in Business
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Mediterranean most threatened sea on Earth

The Mediterranean Sea's exquisitely rich mix of flora and fauna is more threatened than marine life anywhere else on Earth, according to a landmark scientific survey released Monday.

dateAug 02, 2010 in Ecology
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Life after Catastrophe

Scientists studying deep-sea hydrothermal vents have found that larvae travel hundreds of miles to re-colonize these harsh locations after a volcanic eruption. The new study could challenge existing beliefs about how life ...

dateAug 02, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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