Archive: 01/24/2011

Evolution by mistake

(PhysOrg.com) -- A major driving force of evolution comes from mistakes made by cells and how organisms cope with the consequences, University of Arizona biologists have found. Their discoveries offer lessons ...

Jan 24, 2011
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Oil-rich Abu Dhabi champions ecological cause

It floats on a sea of oil in a country that has the largest ecological footprint, yet Abu Dhabi aims to convince the world of its environmental credentials through its futuristic Masdar initiative.

Jan 24, 2011
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Iran launches cyber crime unit: police

Iran on Sunday officially launched its cyber police unit to confront Internet crimes and counter social networks that spread "espionage and riots," police chief Esmaeil Ahmadi Moghaddam said.

Jan 24, 2011
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The Arctic: a new frontier for oil, gas firms

BP's deal with Rosneft to jointly explore the Arctic's huge oil and gas reserves sets out a new frontier in the race for resources, but one that is dogged by technical and environmental concerns.

Jan 24, 2011
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