Archive: 05/23/2006

Genetic tug of war determines gender

U.S. scientists says whether a mammalian egg develops into a male or female is determined by a struggle between genes encoding signaling proteins.

May 23, 2006 1.5 / 5 (2) 0

When it comes to privacy, gender matters

A study aimed at assessing perspectives about privacy in a public place - particularly when surveillance is not related to security - suggests women are more concerned than men, both as watcher and the watched.

May 23, 2006 2 / 5 (3) 0

Is danger of identity theft overblown?

The announcement yesterday about the loss of personal electronic data on up to 26.5 million veterans is the latest in a string of similar reports about information security breaches at major institutions in the last two year ...

May 23, 2006 3.3 / 5 (3) 0

AT&T's NSA legal woes continue to grow

AT&T has flatly denied the allegations, but the telecommunications giant continues to be mired by reports that it and other major carriers have gone out of their way to cooperate with the U.S. government to ...

May 23, 2006 5 / 5 (8) 0