Archive: 02/03/2011

US accuses 10 sports websites of piracy links

US agents have sidelined 10 websites they said were linking viewers to pirated telecasts of live sporting events including professional basketball, hockey, wrestling, and other sports.

Feb 03, 2011
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Physical exercise helps keeps cancer at bay: WHO

The World Health Organisation is advising people engage in at least 150 minutes of "moderate" physical exercise a week to reduce the risk of breast and colon cancers, in new recommendations published Friday.

Feb 03, 2011
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Birds use right nostril to navigate

(PhysOrg.com) -- Pigeons rely mainly on their olfactory sense when they navigate. Young pigeons learn to recognize environmental odours carried by the winds into the loft and to use these odours to find their ...

Feb 03, 2011
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New approach to solar cells

An interdisciplinary team of UC Davis and UC Santa Cruz researchers is taking a novel approach to solar power, one that promises to lead to a technological breakthrough. By using nanoparticles of germanium, ...

Feb 03, 2011
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Hackers train sights on Yemen after Egypt

The loose-knit group of online global hackers known as "Anonymous" has trained its sights on Yemen following cyber attacks on government websites in Tunisia and Egypt.

Feb 03, 2011
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Hulu Plus set to hit 1 mln subscribers

(AP) -- Hulu Plus, the video subscription plan that charges $8 a month to watch a range of TV shows online, will have 1 million paying customers this year and post annual revenue of more than $200 million.

Feb 03, 2011
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