Archive: 2/03/2010

Authorities bust 3 in infection of 13M computers

(AP) -- Authorities have smashed one of the world's biggest networks of virus-infected computers. It was a data vacuum that stole credit cards and online banking credentials from as many as 12.7 million poisoned PCs.

dateMar 02, 2010 in Internet
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Aid groups enlist Google to help in Haiti effort

(AP) -- Aid workers, with the help of Google Earth, are uploading key information onto the Web to illustrate the needs of hundreds of thousands of people left homeless by Haiti's earthquake - an innovation that could significantly ...

dateMar 02, 2010 in Internet
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Scientists study prey of Gulf of Mexico sperm whales

Minerals Management Service (MMS) and National Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) Fisheries Service biologists have set sail to learn more about the prey of sperm whales in the northern Gulf of Mexico. The ...

dateMar 02, 2010 in Ecology
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Mother's milk turns on the heat

In newborn mice, at least, mother's milk appears to have some rather immediate and potentially far-reaching metabolic consequences. The milk intake kick-starts the liver to produce a molecule that then turns on heat-generating ...

dateMar 02, 2010 in Medical research
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