Archive: 12/13/2013

Iceland ups 2014 whaling quotas

Iceland announced Friday it has increased its 2014 quotas for whaling in a move likely to intensify international condemnation of the practice.

dateDec 13, 2013 in Ecology
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Motorola CEO talks about global vision

Google's $12.4 billion purchase of Motorola Mobility was widely seen as a way for Google to acquire patents to defend its Android operating system from intellectual property lawsuits.

dateDec 13, 2013 in Business
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Cisco to add 1,700 jobs in Ontario

Telecommunications equipment manufacturer Cisco Systems announced Friday plans to more than double its Canadian footprint with the hiring of 1,700 high-tech workers in Ottawa and Toronto within six years.

dateDec 13, 2013 in Business
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Mechanical forces in development

(Phys.org) —Early embryonic development is a marvel of mechanics. Its signature step is the production of three tissue layers—mesoderm, ectoderm, and endoderm—through a topological maneuver known as ...

dateDec 13, 2013 in Cell & Microbiology report
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