Not so happy: King penguins stressed by human presence

King penguins tolerate some, but not all, human interference. Research published in BioMed Central's open access journal, BMC Ecology, investigates the adjustment of a king penguin colony on the protected Possession island ...

Scientists march against 'death of evidence' in Canada

Scientists held a mock funeral march Tuesday marking the "death of evidence" in Canada, accusing the ruling Tories of muzzling government scientists to advance a political agenda that ignores research findings.

Computer turns into boardgame master of all it surveys

(Phys.org) -- Igniting interest in computer logic and gaming, a paper titled “Learning Games from Videos Guided by Descriptive Complexity” shows how computer systems can successfully learn how to play boardgames, ...

A look at BlackBerry maker Research in Motion

On Tuesday, BlackBerry maker Research in Motion Ltd. held its shareholders meeting during which it asked disgruntled investors for patience as it develops new devices to rival the iPhone and Android smartphones.

Leatherback turtle eggs crushed in Trinidad

Hundreds, possibly thousands of turtle eggs and hatchlings have been destroyed on the northern Trinidad coast by government workers who drove their bulldozers over the breeding ground.

Apple co-founder on stage for disputed monologue

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak is to join a benefit performance of a controversial monologue about the iconic computer giant's production lines in China, a theater in Washington said Tuesday.

A look at RIM's much-delayed BlackBerry 10

Research in Motion Ltd. faced disgruntled investors Tuesday, less than two weeks after announcing yet another delay to its upcoming BlackBerry 10 system, which the company considers crucial to its future. It's now expected ...

Criminal probe led gov't to change release of data

(AP) — Federal criminal and civil investigators looked into possible leaks of economic data that the U.S. government provides early to news organizations, according to a report released Tuesday by the Labor Department.

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