Archive: 9/12/2012

What it is to be a queen bee?

Queen sweat bees 'choose' the role of their daughters, according to a new study published in BioMed Central's open access journal Frontiers in Zoology. The amount of food provided for the developing larvae determines whether ...

dateDec 09, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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Antigua to seek sanctions against US

(AP)—The tiny Caribbean nation of Antigua & Barbuda intends to pursue retaliatory sanctions against U.S. commercial services and intellectual property as part of its David vs. Goliath trade battle with the United States, ...

dateDec 09, 2012 in Internet
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Economist magazine faces contempt in Bangladesh

(AP)—A Bangladesh war crimes tribunal has accused the British magazine The Economist of hacking the computer of its presiding judge to record conversations and read emails he exchanged with a lawyer.

dateDec 09, 2012 in Internet
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Peru's capital highly vulnerable to major quake

(AP)—The earthquake all but flattened colonial Lima, the shaking so violent that people tossed to the ground couldn't get back up. Minutes later, a 50-foot (15-meter) wall of Pacific Ocean crashed into the adjacent port ...

dateDec 09, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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