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Age and fertility in social insects

A new research unit coordinated at the University of Freiburg tackles the question of why the otherwise usual trade-off between fecundity and lifespan in multicellular organisms is not present in social insects ...

dateJul 06, 2015 in Plants & Animals
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BlackBerry misses Street 1Q Street forecasts

BlackBerry Ltd. reported worse-than-expected first-quarter financial results as phone sales continued their long slide, but software revenue increased as the company turns its focus away from hardware.

dateJun 23, 2015 in Business
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Japan's whaling science under the microscope

When Japanese researchers said earlier this year that eating whale meat could help prevent dementia and memory loss, the news provoked snorts of derision—it couldn't be real science, went the retort.

dateMay 20, 2015 in Ecology
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Time Warner boosts annual guidance

Time Warner is raising its guidance for the full year, boosted by a tax settlement and better-than-expected third-quarter results driven by strong subscription revenue from its Turner and HBO units.

dateNov 05, 2014 in Business
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Twitter shares sink on worries about usage

Shares in Twitter sank more than 12 percent Tuesday as disappointing user numbers overshadowed a doubling of income in its third quarter and sparked several analyst downgrades.

dateOct 28, 2014 in Business
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