Ocean acidification could have broad effects on marine ecosystems

Concern about increasing ocean acidification has often focused on its potential effects on coral reefs, but broader disruptions of biological processes in the oceans may be more significant, according to Donald Potts, a professor ...

'Smart' surveillance system may tag suspicious or lost people

Engineers here are developing a computerized surveillance system that, when completed, will attempt to recognize whether a person on the street is acting suspiciously or appears to be lost. Intelligent video cameras, large ...

AMD Athlon X2 7750 Black Edition 2.7GHz CPU

(PhysOrg.com) -- AMD has introduced a new dual-core desktop processors aimed at the value end of the consumer market. The new Athlon X2 7000 series, which is available now, are the company's first dual core chips based on ...

Most Distant Water in the Universe Found

(PhysOrg.com) -- Astronomers have found the most distant water yet seen in the Universe, in a galaxy more than 11 billion light-years from Earth. Previously, the most distant water had been seen in a galaxy less than 7 billion ...

Research links osteoporosis and 'bloodless' icefish

(PhysOrg.com) -- Biologists face the major challenge of understanding genetic and environmental risk factors underlying human diseases. Surprisingly, animal species in the wild have sometimes acquired the characteristics ...

Climate change could dramatically affect water supplies

(PhysOrg.com) -- It’s no simple matter to figure out how regional changes in precipitation, expected to result from global climate change, may affect water supplies. Now, a new analysis led by MIT researchers has found ...

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