Archive: 02/28/2010

Ancient corals hold new hope for reefs

(PhysOrg.com) -- Fossil corals, up to half a million years old, are providing fresh hope that coral reefs may be able to withstand the huge stresses imposed on them by today’s human activity.

Feb 28, 2010
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Injecting drug users have poor access to HIV services

The provision of HIV prevention services for injecting drug users, which is essential to contain the spread of HIV, is inadequate in most countries around the world and presents a critical public health problem, according ...

Feb 28, 2010
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Another journal refuses tobacco-sponsored research

The online, open-access journal PLoS Medicine said this week that it will no longer accept for publication reports of research sponsored by tobacco companies. The journal joins two of its sister publications, PLoS Biology ...

Feb 28, 2010
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Microsoft encourages antitrust scrutiny of Google

Microsoft Corp. on Friday made its case publicly for increased antitrust scrutiny of rival Google Inc., while deflecting criticism that one of its European properties helped spur a local investigation of the Internet search ...

Feb 28, 2010
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Hello, stranger: the ups and downs of Chatroulette

(AP) -- A new Web sensation called Chatroulette feels like a throwback to the early 1990s, when online chat rooms brimmed with lonely strangers looking for meaningful connections, meaningless sex, or something in between.

Feb 28, 2010
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