Archive: 12/2/2009

Scent signals stop incest in lemurs

Chemical identifiers secreted from the genital glands of lemurs, allow them to avoid incest and also to engage in nepotism. Researchers writing in the open access journal BMC Evolutionary Biology have identified the smells ...

Dec 02, 2009
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Comcast, NBC deal will face tough antitrust review

(AP) -- Comcast Corp. will likely have to accept substantial conditions if the cable TV provider wants to win regulatory approval for control of NBC Universal's broadcast network, cable channels and movie ...

Dec 02, 2009
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Fears mount over giant carp reaching Great Lakes

(AP) -- Fears that giant, voracious species of carp will get into the Great Lakes and wipe out other fish have led to rising demands that the government close the waterway connecting the lakes to the Mississippi ...

Dec 02, 2009
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Gift Guide: Tech books that enlighten, entertain

(AP) -- Your holiday shopping list probably includes gadgets, games and gizmos that illustrate how technology is changing the way we work, play and communicate. So why not throw in a few books about the people and services ...

Dec 02, 2009
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