Archive: 9/07/2012

Internet doomsday virus appears to fizzle

The so-called Internet doomsday virus with the potential to black out tens of thousands of computers worldwide appeared to pose no major problems Monday after a temporary fix expired.

dateJul 09, 2012 in Internet
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Bacterial gene 'therapy' to combat cholera

Cholera is an extremely virulent intestinal infection caused by ingestion of the bacterium Vibrio cholerae (V. cholerae). EU researchers elucidated the molecular mechanisms behind expression of virulence genes with important ...

dateJul 09, 2012 in Cell & Microbiology
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Herring can give us even more food

Herring is one of the most common table fish in the entire world, but large parts of the catch is being used for fish feed. "From an environmental perspective, it is better if the herring is used for food for humans," says ...

dateJul 09, 2012 in Ecology
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Taking nothing at face value

Photographs of faces may not be adequate proof of a person's identity and this could have serious implications for the accuracy of passport photographs in determining identity. Research funded by the Economic and Social Research ...

dateJul 09, 2012 in Social Sciences
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Canadian nuclear technology company workers strike

(AP) — About 800 nuclear scientists, engineers and technologists at a Canadian nuclear technology company hit the picket lines Monday after negotiators failed to reach a contract before the strike deadline, said the ...

dateJul 09, 2012 in Business
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