Romanian who attacked Warcraft gets year in prison

A Romanian man who launched a cyber attack on the California-based servers of the hugely popular online fantasy game World of Warcraft over a squabble with other players was sentenced on Monday to one year in prison.

Study: Reflecting on possessions can curb people's impulse buying

Consumers who reflected on their recently used personal belongings experienced less desire for an unexpectedly encountered product, were less likely to buy impulsively and expressed a lower willingness to pay for new products, ...

New breakthrough paving the way for universal Ebola therapeutic

A new collaborative study has identified and studied Ebola antibodies that could be used to design universal therapeutics that are effective against many different Ebola species. The findings were recently published in Nature ...

SimEarth

The Earth—with its myriad shifting atmospheric, oceanic, land and ice components—presents an extraordinarily complex system to simulate using computer models.

Amos Genish confirmed as CEO of Telecom Italia

Israeli Amos Genish was on Monday confirmed as chief executive officer of Telecom Italia, by the new board of directors, after US hedge fund Elliott Management won control of the company following a power struggle with French ...

Researchers find genetic 'dial' can control body size in pigs

Researchers from North Carolina State University have demonstrated a connection between the expression of the HMGA2 gene and body size in pigs. The work further demonstrates the gene's importance in body size regulation across ...

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