New leuciscin fish found in northern China

SU De-Zao, a retired paleoichthyologist of Institute of Vertebrate Paleontology and Paleoanthropology, Chinese Academy of Sciences, found a new paleogene leuciscin fish, Tianshanicus liui sp. nov., in the Anjihaihe Formation ...

LOFAR creates deeper images of universe than ever before

An international team led by astronomers at ASTRON and the Kapteyn Institute of the University of Groningen have used the LOFAR telescope, designed and constructed by ASTRON, to make the deepest wide-field images of the sky ...

Billionaires need a giving philosophy

From world hunger to global warming and the arts, there are numerous causes that individuals, foundations and NGOs choose to support. And even in an economy that has been slow to recover, billionaires are continuing to pledge ...

US investigating Google claim of China hacking

(AP) -- Authorities in the United States are investigating a Google claim that hackers in China stole email details of senior U.S. government officials - an issue that illustrates the problem of attribution in cyberspace, ...

Sony, Epsilon execs to testify

(AP) -- Executives from Sony and online marketing firm Epsilon will go before lawmakers on Thursday to try to explain recent data breaches at their companies that have exposed email addresses, credit card numbers and other ...

Google, shareholders to meet

(AP) -- Google Inc. will hold its first shareholders meeting since co-founder Larry Page took over as the Internet search leader's CEO.

Eye on the environment

The Canadian Arctic. The Amazonian jungle. The fringes of an African rainforest.

Building a better dam map

Humans have been building reservoirs and dams for thousands of years. Over the past few decades, their construction has spiked as our need to harness water – critical in flood control, irrigation, recreation, navigation ...

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