Archive: 07/27/2009

Verizon 2Q profit falls, tops view, plans job cuts

(AP) -- Verizon Communications Inc., the nation's largest wireless carrier, said Monday its second-quarter profit fell 21 percent as cost-cutting in its wireline business failed to keep pace with falling ...

Jul 27, 2009
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New predictions for sea level rise

Fossil coral data and temperature records derived from ice-core measurements have been used to place better constraints on future sea level rise, and to test sea level projections.

Jul 27, 2009
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HIV uses autophagy for its own means

Not satisfied with simply thwarting its host's defensive maneuvers, HIV actually twists one to its advantage, based on new findings from Kyei et al. in the July 27, 2009 issue of the Journal of Cell Biology. Vojo D ...

Jul 27, 2009
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Soldiers turn a march into a charge

Engineers at the University of Leeds (UK) are developing a way to capture the kinetic energy produced when soldiers march and use it to power their equipment.

Jul 27, 2009
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Disease threat may change how frogs mate

Dr Amber Teacher, studying a post-doctorate at Royal Holloway, University of London, has discovered evidence that a disease may be causing a behavioural change in frogs. The research, published in the August edition of Molecular Ec ...

Jul 27, 2009
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Humans lend a hand to critically endangered waterbird

Human impact on one of the world's most threatened bird species can be beneficial rather than destructive - and could even save it from extinction - according to counterintuitive new findings by the University ...

Jul 27, 2009
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