Archive: 24/06/2011

Brazil websites suffer third hacking in three days

Internet hackers invaded an official Brazilian website on Friday, the third straight day Brazilian government websites had been attacked, as a similar attack in Peru prompted police to seek US assistance from the FBI.

dateJun 24, 2011 in Internet
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Deep history of coconuts decoded

The coconut (the fruit of the palm Cocos nucifera) is the Swiss Army knife of the plant kingdom; in one neat package it provides a high-calorie food, potable water, fiber that can be spun into rope, and a hard shell that ...

dateJun 24, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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Internet address group names Steve Crocker chair

(AP) -- Steve Crocker, who as a UCLA grad student in the late `60s helped develop the foundation for the Internet today, is the new chairman of the organization responsible for the Internet's address system.

dateJun 24, 2011 in Internet
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The mechanics of speciation

Mate choice, competition, and the variety of resources available are the key factors influencing how a species evolves into separate species, according to a new mathematical model that integrates all three factors to reveal ...

dateJun 24, 2011 in Evolution
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