Archive: 10/24/2012

Satellite images tell tales of changing biodiversity

Analysis of texture differences in satellite images may be an effective way to monitor changes in vegetation, soil and water patterns over time, with potential implications for measuring biodiversity as well, ...

Oct 24, 2012
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AT&T sees fewer new customers in 3Q

(AP)—The flow of customers into AT&T's wireless stores slowed further in the latest quarter, putting the company far behind rival Verizon Wireless.

Oct 24, 2012
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Revealing a mini-supermassive black hole

One of the lowest mass supermassive black holes ever observed in the middle of a galaxy has been identified, thanks to NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory and several other observatories. The host galaxy is ...

Oct 24, 2012
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Dyson alleges Bosch employed mole to steal secrets

(AP)—Vacuum powerhouse Dyson filed legal proceedings Wednesday against Bosch in Britain's High Court, accusing its German rival of having obtained corporate secrets through a mole within a high-security research and development ...

Oct 24, 2012
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Cancer risks studied near 7 US nuclear sites

(AP)—Federal regulators say a pilot study of cancer risks posed to residents near seven nuclear power sites in the United States will update 22-year-old data, but an industry group predicts the study won't come up with ...

Oct 24, 2012
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