Warming brings more birds north in winter

Long-term global warming is prompting North American birds to winter farther north -- a trend more noticeable in Alaska than anywhere else in the nation, according to a new study by the National Audubon Society.

High-tech layoffs climb in first quarter

During the first three months of 2009 the high-tech sector in the U.S. suffered its deepest layoffs in seven years, according to a firm that tracks the jobs market.

AP to take on Web piracy, cut rates

The US news agency the Associated Press announced plans on Monday to take legal action against websites that publish stories from the AP or its member newspapers without permission.

NEC Develops Technologies that Assess Author's Feelings from Text

NEC Corporation announced today the development of two new technologies that evaluate an author's feelings based on text data in order to automatically generate entertaining blog content. The technologies produce a variety ...

Beating the backup blues

Thomas Brunschwiler, Urs Kloter, Ryan Linderman, Bruno Michel from the IBM's Zurich Research Lab in Switzerland and Hilton Toy from the IBM Server & Technology Group in Fishkill, New York, have been honored with the 2008 ...

Male flower parts responsible for potent grapevine perfume

University of British Columbia scientists have traced the fragrant scent of grapevine flowers to pollen grains stored in the anthers, contrary to common perception that petals alone produce perfume.

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