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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FDA recommends lower doses of anemia drugs

(AP) -- Food and Drug Administration officials say doctors should use lower doses of anemia drugs when treating patients with failing kidneys due to the increased risk of stroke, blood clots and death.

dateJun 24, 2011 in Medications
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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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