Archive: 01/26/2012

Brazil's Petrobras unit reports oil leak

Transpetro, a subsidiary of Brazil's state-run energy giant Petrobras, said Thursday it had detected an oil leak off the coast of Rio Grande do Sul state but did not know how much had spilled.

dateJan 26, 2012 in Environment
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Detecting detrimental change in coral reefs

Over dinner on R.V. Calypso while anchored on the lee side of Glover's Reef in Belize, Jacques Cousteau told Phil Dustan that he suspected humans were having a negative impact on coral reefs. Dustan—a ...

dateJan 26, 2012 in Environment
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Google+ opens up to teenagers

Google on Thursday opened up Google+ to teenagers, just days after loosening the rules about using real names on the social network.

dateJan 26, 2012 in Internet
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Israeli hackers attack Iranian sites

A group of Israeli hackers said on Thursday they have attacked several Iranian websites, a day after a number of Israeli websites were taken offline in the latest incident in a low-level cyberwar.

dateJan 26, 2012 in Internet
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Researchers seek to beat 'molecular obesity'

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers from the University of Dundee have come up with a new innovative approach in the quest to reduce failure rates in the drug discovery process and fight 'molecular obesity'.

dateJan 26, 2012 in Biochemistry
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