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  • By Phys.org   -   Jun 20, 2018

    GIANT OPERATION AGAINST WILDLIFE CRIME IN 93 COUNTRIES

    International police agency Interpol says a giant operation against illegal trade in wildlife and timber has resulted in millions of...

    Ecology
  • By Phys.org   -   Jun 20, 2018

    BIRDS HAVE TIME-HONORED TRADITIONS, TOO

    What makes human cultural traditions unique? One common answer is that we are better copycats than other species, which allows us to...

    Plants & Animals
  • By Phys.org   -   Jun 20, 2018

    EUROPEAN FIRMS SAY CHINA BUSINESS 'MORE DIFFICULT'

    European companies complain they still face a tough business climate in China despite Beijing's pledges of openness, with about half...

    Business
  • By Phys.org   -   Jun 20, 2018

    HACKERS STEAL $30M FROM TOP SEOUL BITCOIN EXCHANGE

    Hackers stole more than $30 million worth of cryptocurrencies from South Korea's top bitcoin exchange, sending the unit's price falling...

    Security
  • By Phys.org   -   Jun 20, 2018

    PILOT WHALE MEAT POSES HEALTH HAZARD, FAROESE WARNED

    The Faroe Islands' ritual pilot whale hunt is not only highly controversial, eating the whale meat also poses a health hazard, public...

    Ecology
  • By Phys.org   -   Jun 20, 2018

    OIL IN THE FAROE ISLANDS: MIRAGE OR MIRACLE ?

    After fuelling hopes of independence from Denmark at the turn of the millennium, the Faroe Islands' dreams of an oil bonanza have turned...

    Environment
  • By Phys.org   -   Jun 20, 2018

    FLEXIBLE CONTENT DELIVERY, STUDENT-FACULTY INTERACTION FREES TIME WITHOUT HURTING GRADES

    Medical students face an intense schedule and workload and often struggle to juggle their priorities. Similarly, medical school faculty...

    Tech, Science, Social Sciences
  • By Phys.org   -   Jun 20, 2018

    MULTIRACIAL CONGREGATIONS HAVE NEARLY DOUBLED IN THE UNITED STATES

    The percentage of multiracial congregations in the United States has nearly doubled, with about one in five American congregants attending...

    Social Sciences
  • By Phys.org   -   Jun 20, 2018

    AUSTRALIA TELECOM GIANT TELSTRA TO AXE 8,000 JOBS

    Australia's dominant telecommunications company Telstra Wednesday announced plans to axe 8,000 jobs-a quarter of its workforce-as part...

    Telecom, Business
  • By Phys.org   -   Jun 20, 2018

    GENERAL ELECTRIC DROPPED FROM DOW JONES STOCK INDEX

    Slumping US industrial giant General Electric will be booted from the prestigious Dow Jones stock index next week, S&P Dow Jones Indices...

    Business
  • By Phys.org   -   Jun 20, 2018

    NOBLE GROUP SHARES SOAR AFTER DEAL WITH KEY INVESTOR

    Noble Group shares surged more than 50 percent Wednesday after the embattled commodities trader sealed a deal with a major investor,...

    Business
  • By Phys.org   -   Jun 20, 2018

    INDIAN GOVERNMENT GROUNDS AIR INDIA SALE PLANS: REPORTS

    India has shelved its plans to sell debt-stricken national carrier Air India after failing to attract any bidders, a senior official...

    Business
  • By Phys.org   -   Jun 20, 2018

    HONOLULU MAYOR VETOES BILL TO LIMIT UBER, LYFT 'SURGE' FARES

    Honolulu's mayor has vetoed a bill aimed at setting limits for what ride-hailing services such as Uber and Lyft can charge during peak...

    Business
  • By Phys.org   -   Jun 20, 2018

    MACHINE LEARNING MAY BE A GAME-CHANGER FOR CLIMATE PREDICTION

    A major challenge in current climate prediction models is how to accurately represent clouds and their atmospheric heating and moistening....

    Earth Sciences
  • By Phys.org   -   Jun 20, 2018

    POLITICAL LEANING INFLUENCES CITY WATER POLICIES AS STRONGLY AS CLIMATE

    Urban water conservation policies are reflecting the nation's political polarization, with a new report demonstrating that a city's...

    Environment
  • By Phys.org   -   Jun 20, 2018

    DOES GOOD ATTENDANCE EQUAL GOOD GRADES?

    Studies of classroom attendance patterns in undergraduate students have shown that attendance and performance go hand in hand-attending...

    Social Sciences
  • By Phys.org   -   Jun 20, 2018

    SURVEY: COMPANIES IN CHINA FEEL PRESSURE TO GIVE UP TECH

    One in five foreign companies in China feels compelled to hand over technology for market access, a business group said Wednesday,...

    Tech, Business
  • By Phys.org   -   Jun 20, 2018

    WHETHER WHEAT WEATHERS HEAT WAVES

    A heat wave sweeps through a city and people swelter, running indoors to find air conditioning. But crops out in a field aren't so...

    Biotechnology
  • By Phys.org   -   Jun 20, 2018

    BANKING BY SMART SPEAKER ARRIVES, BUT SECURITY ISSUES EXIST

    Hey Alexa, what's my bank account balance?

    Consumer & Gadgets
  • By Phys.org   -   Jun 20, 2018

    INNOVATIVE AUTONOMOUS SYSTEM FOR IDENTIFYING SCHOOLS OF FISH

    The University of Haifa and two teams from the IMDEA Networks Institute have developed an innovative autonomous system, SYMBIOSIS,...

    Ecology