Archive: 23/02/2010

Small dogs originated in the Middle East

A genetic study has found that small domestic dogs probably originated in the Middle East more than 12,000 years ago. Researchers writing in the open access journal BMC Biology traced the evolutionary history of the IGF1 ...

dateFeb 23, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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Experts say US must do more to secure the Internet

(AP) -- The government must take a more active role in securing the Internet, industry experts told Congress Tuesday, arguing that as businesses and governments rely more on cyberspace the prospect of a serious attack grows.

dateFeb 23, 2010 in Internet
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Alien invaders pack the Milky Way

(PhysOrg.com) -- Around a quarter of the globular star clusters in our Milky Way are invaders from other galaxies, new research from Swinburne University of Technology (Australia) shows.

dateFeb 23, 2010 in Astronomy
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