Fast evolution observed in butterflies

Saturday, July 14, 2007 Scientists reported that they had documented very fast evolution in the butterfly species Hypolimnas bolina. After infection by Wolbachia, the fraction of the population that was male dropped drastically to about one percent of the total population. However, after approximately ten generations (about a year) the male population had rebounded to …

Wikinews interviews Rocky De La Fuente, U.S. Democratic Party presidential candidate

Thursday, March 31, 2016 Businessman Rocky De La Fuente took some time to speak with Wikinews about his campaign for the U.S. Democratic Party’s 2016 presidential nomination. The 61-year-old De La Fuente resides in San Diego, California, grew up in Tijuana, and owns multiple businesses and properties throughout the world. Since getting his start in …

Glasgow cannabis enthusiasts celebrate ‘green’ on city green

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 Coinciding with Easter Sunday, Glasgow Cannabis Social Club’s annual 420 event was held on Glasgow Green, under sunny blue skies, and overlooking the river Clyde. Despite the city’s council attempting to revoke permission for the gathering at the last minute, police were happy for it to go-ahead with approximately a dozen …

Bcdr: Don T Make This Common Business Continuity And Disaster Recovery Mistake!

See More About: Richard Light Interactive It Submitted by: Kurt Buckardt Two Quick Definitions Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery (BCDR) are two separate and related concepts that are often lumped together. Let s start with some quick definitions. IT Business Continuity Business Continuity refers to an organization s ability to keep vital business operations running …

Wikinews interviews World Wide Web co-inventor Robert Cailliau

Thursday, August 16, 2007 The name Robert Cailliau may not ring a bell to the general public, but his invention is the reason why you are reading this: Dr. Cailliau together with his colleague Sir Tim Berners-Lee invented the World Wide Web, making the internet accessible so it could grow from an academic tool to …

Avian Flu is confirmed in Egypt

Saturday, February 18, 2006 Yesterday February 17, 2006, the World Health Organisation officially declared presence of the H5N1 strain of the avian flu virus in Egypt. “There is avian flu now in Egypt,” Hassan el Bushra, regional adviser for emerging diseases at the eastern Mediterranean regional office of the WHO said. His response was to …

Half of Europe’s flights could take off Monday, EU says

Monday, April 19, 2010 The European Union presidency says that air traffic over Europe could return to about 50 percent of its normal level on Monday, if weather forecasts confirm that skies over the continent are clearing of volcanic ash. European transportation ministers from countries affected by the ash from the Eyjafjallaj√∂kull volcano in Iceland …

Using Shipping Services In Fort Myers Fl To Keep Items Free Of Damage

See More About: Macrame Rope byadmin When someone needs to move from one location to another, there will be a need to package up belongings for the ride to their new destination. If there are fragile items going to a new home, there will be concern about their well-being while in transit. Here are some …

IRA disbands military structure

Thursday, October 5, 2006 The Independent Monitoring Commission has reported that the Provisional Irish Republican Army has undergone major changes within their military structure and shows that the IRA Army Council wants to put its military campaign behind it. The Commission consists of John Alderdice, a former Alliance Party leader; Joe Brosnan, former Secretary General …

Coca-Cola and Pepsi face ban in Indian states

Wednesday, August 9, 2006 The government of Kerala, a state in southern India, has banned the production and sale of both Coca-Cola and Pepsi after the Centre for Science and Environment, a NGO, found high levels of pesticide residue in the popular soft drinks. Kerala is the first state to impose a complete ban on …