Archive: 11/18/2013

Promiscuous mouse moms bear sexier sons

University of Utah biologists found that when mother mice compete socially for mates in a promiscuous environment, their sons play hard and die young: They attract more females by making more urinary pheromones, ...

Nov 18, 2013
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Bacteria recycle broken DNA

Bacteria recycle broken DNA that bacteria can take up small as well as large pieces of old DNA from this scrapheap and include it in their own genome. This discovery may have major consequences – both in connection with ...

Nov 18, 2013
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Five arrested in $45 mn 'cyber heist'

Five people were arrested Monday following a global "cyber heist" in which hackers stole $45 million by overriding the cash withdrawal limits of prepaid debit cards, US officials said.

Nov 18, 2013
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