Archive: 02/27/2013

Apple sticks to the script at shareholders meeting

Apple's annual shareholders meeting came and went with none of the fireworks expected during the long and messy buildup to the event, as the tech giant's executives and investors calmly checked off the necessary tasks and ...

Feb 27, 2013
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Genetically modified foods,— who has to tell?

Consumers who believe they have a "right to know" whether their food contains genetically modified ingredients are pressing lawmakers, regulators and voters to require labels on altered foods. But even if they succeed, experts ...

Feb 27, 2013
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How much protection is enough?

Protection of marine areas from fishing increases density and biomass of fish and invertebrates (such as lobster and scallops) finds a systematic review published in BioMed Central's open access journal Environmental Evidence. The su ...

Feb 27, 2013
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Groupon hammered after fresh losses

Groupon shares took a nosedive Wednesday after the online deals giant surprised markets by reporting fresh losses in the past quarter and a weaker-than-expected outlook.

Feb 27, 2013
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Fermi's motion produces a study in spirograph

(Phys.org)—NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope orbits our planet every 95 minutes, building up increasingly deeper views of the universe with every circuit. Its wide-eyed Large Area Telescope (LAT) sweeps ...

Feb 27, 2013
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