Archive: 10/24/2013

King of beasts losing ground in Uganda's paradise

Conservationists from the Wildlife Conservation Society and the University of St. Andrews warn that Uganda's African lions—a mainstay of the country's tourism industry and a symbol of Africa—are on the ...

Oct 24, 2013
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Major pension funds ask for climate change study

Some of the largest pension funds in the U.S. and the world are worried that major fossil fuel companies may not be as profitable in the future because of efforts to limit climate change, and they want details on how the ...

Oct 24, 2013
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Designer of protein factories exposed

For 10 years, Patrick Cramer and his colleagues at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet (LMU) in Munich have probed the structure of RNA polymerase I, a crucial cog in the machinery of all cells. Now they unveil ...

Oct 24, 2013
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Pinterest gets fresh capital, plans expansion

Pinterest, the fast-growing US bulletin board style social media site, said Thursday it has raised $225 million in new capital and will use it to expand to 10 more countries by year's end.

Oct 24, 2013
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