Archive: 01/24/2014

Seven new Web domains to be released

On the Internet, .com is about to get some more company. Seven new Web domains including .bike, .guru and .clothing are scheduled to be released Wednesday, the first of hundreds of online address extensions expected to become ...

Jan 24, 2014
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Snow falls differently on the nanoscale

This time of year it's not hard to imagine the world buried under a smooth blanket of snow. A picnic table on a flat lawn eventually vanishes as trillions of snowflakes collect around it, a crystalline sheet ...

Jan 24, 2014
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Dead as a dodo? Scientists spot rare Samoan species

A team of government researchers in Samoa has announced that it has finally sighted a juvenile Manumea bird (also known as the tooth-billed pigeon or little dodo) during an intensive field search in the forests ...

Jan 24, 2014
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Mining no shortcut for Greenland

The report, titled "For the Benefit of Greenland" and authored by a wide range of specialists making up the Committee for Greenlandic Mineral Resources to the Benefit of Society, concludes that, contrary ...

Jan 24, 2014
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