China glaciers shrink 15 percent in warming

China's glaciers have shrunk by thousands of square kilometres over the past 30 years as a result of climate change, state-run media reported Wednesday.

Europe's cabbies decry competition from Uber app (Update)

Milan's taxis sat idle for a fifth straight day Wednesday to protest competition from the ride-hailing app Uber, a high-tech challenge that has Europe weighing its consumer benefits versus its threat to old business models.

Research demonstrates satisfaction depends on time of purchase

(Phys.org) —A new study by a marketing researcher at the University of Arkansas confirms the so-called "bottom-dollar effect," which is when a consumer's satisfaction for a product decreases as the consumer's budget is ...

What's your IT department's role in preventing a data breach?

How do organisations and their Information Technology departments rate when it comes to protecting themselves and their organisations against the ever present cyber risks and cybercrime? The answer is, on average, poorly.

Native plants linked to Kakapo's survival

Dr Catherine Davis, who graduated last week with a PhD in Cell and Molecular Bioscience, undertook ground-breaking research into the unique reproductive approach of the Kākāpō, which is thought to be linked to the masting, ...

Dazzling Renaissance discoveries displayed

Eight examples from a remarkable 'visual encyclopaedia' of Renaissance prints, lying undiscovered in the archives of The University of Manchester's John Rylands Library for 108 years, have gone on show.

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