Archive: 05/16/2007

Microsoft Updates Pay-As-You-Go PC Plan

AMD and Via will support the next iteration of FlexGo, Microsoft's pay-as-you-go computing initiative, executives said Tuesday. The new release will also add the concept of "borrowed time".

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Dolphin population at risk in Britain

A report from the Wildlife Trusts and an animal charity has found that commercial fishing in Britain is placing the regional dolphin population at risk.

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Whales trapped in California river

A pair of humpback whales appears to be trapped in the Sacramento River because of fishing gear or rope in the California waterway.

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Biodiversity loss linked to economic inequality worldwide

An interdisciplinary team of McGill researchers has uncovered a connection between growing economic inequality and an increase in the number of plant and animal species that are threatened with extinction.

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Do fruit flies have free will?

Free will and true spontaneity exist … in fruit flies. This is what scientists report in a groundbreaking study in the May 16, 2007 issue of the open-access journal PLoS ONE.

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