Archive: 06/17/2013

Millions of moths mass on Madrid

Millions of moths have engulfed Madrid in a population explosion blamed on spring rains, a sudden blast of summer heat and winds that have wafted them in as unwelcome guests to the Spanish capital.

dateJun 17, 2013 in Ecology
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Apple exec challenges e-book conspiracy

A top Apple executive downplayed the theory of an e-book price-fixing conspiracy at an antitrust trial Monday, saying publishers were already moving away from Amazon's model when Apple launched its iPad.

dateJun 17, 2013 in Business
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Predators affect the carbon cycle, researchers show

A new study shows that the predator-prey relationship can affect the flow of carbon through an ecosystem. This previously unmeasured influence on the environment may offer a new way of looking at biodiversity management and ...

dateJun 17, 2013 in Environment
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