Archive: 05/28/2014

The pirate in the microbe

Pirates could have copied the technique they use to capture ships from bacteria. Like buccaneers who draw their boat to a target ship with grappling hooks, the single-cell organisms use threadlike appendages, ...

dateMay 28, 2014 in Cell & Microbiology
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Iran denies it summoned Facebook CEO to court (Update)

An Iranian prosecutor Wednesday denied reports that a local judge ordered Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg to appear in court to answer complaints by individuals who say Facebook-owned applications Instagram and Whatsapp ...

dateMay 28, 2014 in Internet
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China heightens crackdown on WeChat messaging

China's ruling Communist Party is launching a new crackdown on popular instant messaging platforms including Tencent's WeChat, state media said on Wednesday, the latest in a series of moves to stifle online ...

dateMay 28, 2014 in Internet
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