Molecular study shows unexpected effects of toxin
Scientists from the University of Birmingham studying the effects of the widely-used pesticide fenitrothion, have discovered unexpected cell damage in a common freshwater fish, roach, exposed to the toxin.
The future law of the sea [research]
What is the legal basis for the Law of the Sea Convention 1982 in building the universal law of the sea? And can the State-Parties Consensus Decision-Making be a new law-making technique for the law of the sea? Certainly ...
Is hunting wolves key to their conservation?
Hunters have been credited with being strong conservation advocates for numerous game species in multiple countries. Would initiating a wolf hunt invoke the same advocacy for the carnivores?
Ex-Soviet military zone hosts Czech bison revival
European bison have returned to the Czech Republic after more than a century, as five animals from neighbouring Poland make their home in a former military zone occupied by the Soviets from 1968 to 1991.
No patch for human stupidity: hackers
Hackers at DefCon have long understood that there is no patch for human stupidity. Last week, security researchers uncovered yet another strain of malicious software aimed at smartphones that run Google's ...
Few replicas as first cloned cat nears 10
Nearly 10 years after scientists cloned the first cat, predictions of a vast commercial market for the "resurrection" of beloved pets through cloning have fallen flat.
Exploding meteor wakes Niue with a start
An exploding meteor was believed to be responsible for a huge bang that reverberated around the Pacific island nation of Niue last week, police said Monday.
Your smartphone: a new frontier for hackers
(AP) -- Hackers are out to stymie your smartphone. Last week, security researchers uncovered yet another strain of malicious software aimed at smartphones that run Google's popular Android operating system. ...