Archive: 04/22/2013

Scientists lay path to global restoration

(Phys.org) —Scientists have proposed a practical way to tackle the urgent need to restore huge areas of badly-degraded forest and grassland worldwide, based on Australian environmental experience.

Apr 22, 2013
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Reverse extinction: Should we redo the dodo?

Woolly mammoths stomp through the Siberian tundra as the giant moa strides the forest floor of New Zealand and Tasmania's dog-like "tigers" stalk their prey under the cover of night. This is not a snapshot ...

Apr 22, 2013
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LG Display logs small profit in Q1 (Update)

South Korean panel giant LG Display Co. said Monday that it logged a small profit in the first three months of the year, reflecting slackening orders from its key client, Apple Inc., during a typically slow period for consumer ...

Apr 22, 2013
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Google boss defends UK tax bill

A top Google executive on Monday insisted that the company's "key" role in developing Britain's electronic commerce sector should be taken into account in the row over its controversial tax arrangements.

Apr 22, 2013
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Germanium made compatible for lasers

(Phys.org) —Good news for the computer industry: a team of researchers has managed to make germanium suitable for lasers. This could enable microprocessor components to communicate using light in future, ...

Apr 22, 2013
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New research constructs ant family tree

Anyone who has spent time in the tropics knows that the diversity of species found there is astounding and the abundance and diversity of ants, in particular, is unparalleled. Scientists have grappled for ...

Apr 22, 2013
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