Archive: 12/3/2012

New York art museum to display video games

Are video games a form of art? New York's Museum of Modern Art thinks so, and starting in March several games will become an integral part of the museum's collection.

dateDec 03, 2012 in Other
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Hacker worm burrows into Tumblr blogs

A software "worm" evidently unleashed by hackers burrowed through Tumblr on Monday, defacing pages at the popular blogging platform with a vitriolic, expletive-laden message.

dateDec 03, 2012 in Internet
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Plant organ development breakthrough

Plants grow upward from a tip of undifferentiated tissue called the shoot apical meristem. As the tip extends, stem cells at the center of the meristem divide and increase in numbers. But the cells on the periphery differentiate ...

dateDec 03, 2012 in Biotechnology
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Dressing US troops to safeguard against insect attacks

Outfitting soldiers with clothing that effectively repels or kills insects is one of the strategies U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists are using to help protect U.S. military personnel deployed overseas against ...

dateDec 03, 2012 in Ecology
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