Archive: 13/09/2011

Last stand in Asia for shy, defenseless anteater

(AP) -- As the 20 cardboard boxes bound for China rolled through the X-ray machine at Jakarta's airport, Indonesian customs officials suspected what was inside didn't match what was declared. Instead of fresh fish, a closer ...

dateSep 13, 2011 in Ecology
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Star blasts planet with X-rays

A nearby star is pummeling a companion planet with a barrage of X-rays a hundred thousand times more intense than the Earth receives from the Sun.

dateSep 13, 2011 in Astronomy
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Scientists concerned about pesticide education funding

Scientists with the Entomological Society of America (ESA), the Weed Science Society of America (WSSA), and the American Phytopathological Society (APS) recently expressed concern about the precarious state of the U.S. Pesticide ...

dateSep 13, 2011 in Ecology
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HP extends offer for Autonomy

US computer giant Hewlett-Packard said on Tuesday it is extending its $10.24 billion offer for Autonomy as it seeks to bring more shareholders of the British software company on board.

dateSep 13, 2011 in Business
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