Archive: 26/04/2013

Repentir app: Exploring art at a stroke

A unique app which allows you to peel back the layers of a masterpiece and uncover a previously hidden world has been developed by experts from Newcastle and Northumbria universities. The 'Repentir' smart phone and iPad app ...

dateApr 26, 2013 in Software
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Draft rule ends protections for gray wolves

Federal wildlife officials have drafted plans to lift protections for gray wolves across the Lower 48 states, a move that would end a decades-long effort that has restored the animals but only in parts of their historic range.

dateApr 26, 2013 in Ecology
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C.Africa elephant population down 62% in 10 years

Poaching on an "industrial" scale has slashed the elephant population in the countries of central Africa by nearly two-thirds, a group of international non-governmental organisations (NGOs) said on Friday.

dateApr 26, 2013 in Ecology
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GM wants tough punishment in hybrid secrets theft

General Motors Co. wants a long prison sentence next week for a former employee and her husband who were convicted of stealing hybrid vehicle technology for potential use by competitors in China. Trade secrets were found ...

dateApr 26, 2013 in Business
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