Archive: 12/4/2013

Rising ocean acidification leads to anxiety in fish

A new research study combining marine physiology, neuroscience, pharmacology, and behavioral psychology has revealed a surprising outcome from increases of carbon dioxide uptake in the oceans: anxious fish.

Dec 04, 2013
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Singaporean 'Anonymous hacker' denied bail

A Singapore court on Wednesday denied bail to a man charged with hacking the district website of the Prime Minister, using the symbol of international hacker group Anonymous.

Dec 04, 2013
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China issues 4G mobile licences

China has issued licences for "fourth generation", or 4G, mobile phone services, the government said Wednesday, in a move to boost economic growth and job creation.

Dec 04, 2013
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New algorithm makes quadrocopters safer

Drones like quadrocopters have become very popular with hobbyists due to their simplicity and agility. But they are also increasingly being used for commercial applications such as aerial photography and ...

Dec 04, 2013
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'Valley Girl' dialect expanding to males

The American English speech variant known as uptalk, or "Valley Girl speak" – marked by a rise in pitch at the ends of sentences – is typically associated with young southern Californian females. New research shows uptalk ...

Dec 04, 2013
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Oldest hominin DNA sequenced

Using novel techniques to extract and study ancient DNA researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany, have determined an almost complete mitochondrial genome sequence ...

Dec 04, 2013
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