New snub-nosed monkey discovered in Northern Myanmar

An international team of primatologists have discovered a new species of monkey in Northern Myanmar (formerly Burma.) The research, published in the American Journal of Primatology, reveals how Rhinopithecus strykeri, a species ...

Continuing biodiversity loss predicted but could be slowed

A new analysis of several major global studies of future species shifts and losses foresees inevitable continuing decline of biodiversity during the 21st century but offers new hope that it could be slowed if emerging policy ...

Nature's backbone at risk

The most comprehensive assessment of the world's vertebrates confirms an extinction crisis with one-fifth of species threatened. However, the situation would be worse were it not for current global conservation efforts, according ...

Moody's lowers outlook on Nokia

Rating agency Moody's said Tuesday it had lowered its outlook on Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia to "negative" from "stable."

Judge: Free speech protects Amazon buyers' data

(AP) -- Lists that identify the books, music and movies individual customers bought from online retailer Amazon.com Inc. are protected from North Carolina tax collectors, a federal judge has ruled.

Virtual engineer to predict machine failure

Scientists at the University of Portsmouth have created a ‘virtual engineer’ which uses artificial intelligence techniques to predict when machines need repairing.

Study raises red flag over 'green' claims

More than 95 percent of consumer products marketed as "green," including all toys surveyed, make misleading or inaccurate claims, says a report Tuesday.

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