Archive: 12/22/2011

Sea cucumbers: Dissolving coral reefs?

Coral reefs are extremely diverse ecosystems that support enormous biodiversity. But they are at risk. Carbon dioxide emissions are acidifying the ocean, threatening reefs and other marine organisms. New research led by Carnegie's ...

Dec 22, 2011
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India says 3G roaming mobile pacts 'illegal'

India's telecom ministry told mobile phone operators on Thursday that they must scrap "illegal" mutual roaming agreements allowing them to provide seamless nationwide 3G services.

Dec 22, 2011
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AT&T finds big-money lobbying, ads don't always pay off

AT&T Inc. is one of the biggest corporate spenders in the nation's capital. But the rejection of its proposed $39 billion purchase of T-Mobile USA showed that money can't necessarily buy you love from antitrust officials.

Dec 22, 2011
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Reclaiming the land after a forest fire

Wildfires cause tragic losses to life, property, and the environment. But even after the fire rages, the damage is far from done. Without vegetation, bare, burnt soil lies vulnerable to erosion, which can impede efforts towards ...

Dec 22, 2011
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How do you mend a broken heart?

Damaged heart tissue is not known for having much inherent capacity for repair. But now, scientists are closing in on signals that may be able to coax the heart into producing replacement cardiac muscle cells. Using a zebrafish ...

Dec 22, 2011
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