Archive: 22/06/2010

Striped mice -- the neighbors from hell

Fighting, paternity tests and infidelity. No, not a daytime talk show, but the results of new research examining why the fur will fly if a four-striped grass mouse (Rhabdomys pumilio) wanders into his neighbour's territory. ...

dateJun 22, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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Deadly bat disease is spreading west

A disease killing more than 1 million with a mortality rate close to 100 percent continues to sweep across the country. First detected in New York in 2006, it is now found in 14 states in the East and South, leaving starvation ...

dateJun 22, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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Privacy advocates craft social media 'bill of rights'

Two decades after the first Conference on Computers, Freedom and Privacy, a group of privacy advocates, computer scientists and others hope to wrap up a four-day conference here with what organizers hope will be a milestone ...

dateJun 22, 2010 in Internet
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