Archive: 25/06/2010

Tropical biodiversity is about the neighbors

Home to jaguars, harpy eagles and red-eyed tree frogs, tropical forests support some of the rarest species on the planet and are the most biodiverse ecosystems on land. Understanding why some species are common while others ...

dateJun 25, 2010 in Ecology
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Frenchman convicted for hacking Obama's Twitter

(AP) -- A court in central France has convicted a young Frenchman accused of infiltrating Twitter and peeping at the account of President Barack Obama, and given him a five-month suspended prison sentence.

dateJun 25, 2010 in Internet
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Internet addresses to accept Chinese script

(AP) -- Chinese speakers will soon be able to tap out Internet addresses in their own language after the agency that runs Internet addresses says it will start accepting Chinese script for domain names.

dateJun 25, 2010 in Internet
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Vitamin D and mental agility in elders

At a time when consumer interest in health-enhancing foods is high, Agricultural Research Service (ARS)-funded scientists have contributed to a limited but growing body of evidence of a link between vitamin D and cognitive ...

dateJun 25, 2010 in Health
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