Archive: 03/16/2010

Habitat loss wiping out Europe's butterflies

The destruction of natural habitats in Europe is wiping out butterfly, beetle and dragonfly species across the region, the updated European "Red List" of endangered species showed Tuesday.

Mar 16, 2010
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China without Google: 'a lose-lose scenario'

(AP) -- China without Google - a prospect that looks increasingly likely - could mean no more maps on mobile phones. A free music service that has helped to fight piracy might be in jeopardy. China's fledgling ...

Mar 16, 2010
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Borexino experiment detects geo-neutrinos

(PhysOrg.com) -- The Borexino collaboration of about 80 scientists from six countries, who have been working with a detector buried 1.5 km beneath the Gran Sasso mountain near l'Aquila in Italy have detected ...

Mar 16, 2010 report
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Hip websites need hard facts to thrive

Mixed in with technology innovations at South By South West (SXSW) were reminders that real-world performance facts are vital to thriving on an increasingly crowded Internet.

Mar 16, 2010
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Sharks threatened by Asian consumers, says group

(AP) -- Surging demand for shark fin soup among Asia's booming middle classes is driving many species of these big fish to the brink of extinction, a marine conservation group said Tuesday.

Mar 16, 2010
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Twitter working on Chinese registration page

(AP) -- Twitter is working on a way to allow Chinese users to sign up to the social networking site in their own language, a co-founder of the site said Monday night, but access to the popular site remains blocked in the ...

Mar 16, 2010
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New HIV infections increasing among homosexuals

(AP) -- New HIV infections are increasing among homosexuals, drug users and prostitutes who don't seek help because of laws that criminalize these practices, the head of the U.N. AIDS agency said Monday.

Mar 16, 2010
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