Archive: 03/18/2014

Owl monkeys don't cheat, study shows

True monogamy is rare in the animal kingdom. Even in species that appear to "mate for life," genetic maternity and paternity tests have revealed that philandering often takes place.

Mar 18, 2014
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Humans drive evolution of conch size

The first humans to pluck a Caribbean fighting conch from the shallow lagoons of Panama's Bocas del Toro were in for a good meal. Smithsonian scientists found that 7,000 years ago, this common marine shellfish ...

Mar 18, 2014
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Thai radar might have tracked missing plane

Ten days after a Malaysian jetliner disappeared, Thailand's military said Tuesday it saw radar blips that might have been from the missing plane but didn't report it "because we did not pay attention to it."

Mar 18, 2014
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Oracle fiscal 3Q net income rises 2 pct

Oracle said Tuesday its fiscal third-quarter net income rose 2 percent, helped by higher cloud software subscription revenue, but investors wanted more growth and the company's stock fell in late trading.

Mar 18, 2014
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Subscriptions woo fans back from pirated music

Fans are increasingly willing to pay for digital music through subscription streaming services rather than downloading it illegally for free, according to an upbeat report published on Tuesday.

Mar 18, 2014
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