Archive: 06/15/2006

Hybrid butterfly created by scientists

Scottish scientists say a South American butterfly species was created from two different butterflies in an evolutionary process thought impossible.

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Sleepy Fruit Flies Provide Clues to Learning and Memory

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine have discovered that a brain region previously known for its role in learning and memory also serves as the location of sleep regulation in fruit flies. Through ...

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Survey finds internal security a concern

While outside attacks are still a primary concern for security officers, internal network security is becoming more of a concern, according to a study by Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu.

dateJun 15, 2006 in Internet
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Life has a future; Naturalist E.O. Wilson is optimistic

Despite all the destruction of forests, pollution, overpopulation, and overfishing, Edward O. Wilson is optimistic about the future of life on Earth. Science, prudent actions, and moral courage are showing ...

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NSA looking at social-networking spaces

Amidst the political firestorm generated by revealed wiretapping of domestic phone calls, the National Security Agency has recently been revealed to be funding research to ramp up data-mining efforts to encompass social-networking ...

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British group seeks ban on EU egg imports

Britain's Egg Industry Council is asking that country stop importing eggs from certain European Union countries because of salmonella threat.

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Vodafone executive pays raise eyebrows

It's been a tumultuous few months at the world's biggest mobile phone group, as Vodafone executives dealt with a very public dispute amongst themselves earlier this year, while the company embarked on a considerable ...

dateJun 15, 2006 in Business
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