Daily Archives: February 1, 2013

Netanyahu Tells America It’s Now Or Never

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Author: Geoffrey Ingersoll

Netanyahu has drawn a line in the sand, only this time, it's for the U.S. According to a Maariv report, when speaking to a visiting delegation from the American Jewish Committee, Israeli President Benjamin Netanyahu said that Israel was simply not strong enough to force a halt to Iran's nuclear enrichment...

Data Storage in DNA Becomes a Reality

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Author: Breanna Draxler

DNA is the building block of life, but in the future it may also be the standard repository for encyclopedias, music and other digital data. Scientists announced yesterday that they successfully converted 739 kilobytes of hard drive data in genetic code and then retrieved the content with 100 percent accuracy....

New York Times Turns Tables on Chinese Cyber Spies

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Author: Paul Harris

Revelations that China apparently targeted the New York Times in a campaign of cyber-espionage have cast a rare spotlight on attempts by Beijing to crack down on any criticism of its ruling elite. The move, which was detected and then monitored by the Times's digital staff, is believed to have been linked to the...

California’s Hispanic Population to Outnumber White in 2014

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Author: Alex Dobuzinskis

California's Hispanic population will equal that of whites this year before becoming the state's largest demographic group in 2014 for the first time since statehood in 1850, a government report showed on Thursday. That change in the most populous U.S. state will make it the third where whites do not comprise a...

iPhone Fatigue Sets In

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Author: Jeremy Wagstaff

Apple Inc.’s iconic iPhone is losing some of its lustre among Asia’s well-heeled consumers in Singapore and Hong Kong, a victim of changing mobile habits and its own runaway success. Driven by a combination of iPhone fatigue, a desire to be different and a plethora of competing devices, users are...

Australian Doctors Twist Truth for Abortions

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Author: Tory Shepherd

Outdated laws are forcing doctors to twist the truth to get abortions for their patients, a study has found. The convoluted legal demands of abortion can make the process traumatic for pregnant women and confusing for medical practitioners. An article in the latest Australian and New Zealand Journal of Obstetrics and...