Archive: 04/11/2012

Review: Warming up to photo-sharing app Instagram

(AP) -- I was skeptical, even horrified, when I first heard about the photo-sharing craze Instagram more than a year ago. As a journalist trained to reject alterations in words and pictures, I didn't get ...

dateApr 11, 2012 in Software
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Exotic manure is sure to lure the dung connoisseur

Although the preference of dung beetles for specific types and conditions of dung has been given substantial attention, little has been done to investigate their preference for dung from exotic mammals found on game farms ...

dateApr 11, 2012 in Ecology
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Ant queens lay more eggs as they age

Ant queens get better at laying eggs as they get older, researchers report in the Apr. 11 issue of the open access journal PLoS ONE. Furthermore, this high egg-laying rate did not shorten the queens' life spans, as would ...

dateApr 11, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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Titanic's sinking: Was it more than human folly

(AP) -- After an entire century that included two high-profile government investigations and countless books and movies, we're still debating what really caused the Titanic to hit an iceberg and sink on that ...

dateApr 11, 2012 in Other
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