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Gene plays key role in monarch butterfly's miraculous migration

Oct 02, 2014

Gene plays key role in monarch butterfly's miraculous migration

WASHINGTON (Reuters) The 3,000mile (4,800km) mass migration of monarch butterflies in North America is one of the insect world's fantastic feats, with millions embarking on the arduous journey from as far north as Canada down into Mexico and the California coast each autumn. Scientists who scoured the genome of these colorful insects offered new insight on Wednesday into this annual airborne adventure. They pinpointed a single gene related to flight muscle efficiency that plays a major role in the monarch butterfly's migration #China #Brazil #Technology #France #Russia #Italy #California #Argentina #United Kingdom #Mexico #opinion
Westtoeast cash transfer shapes Europe's climate goal tussle

Oct 02, 2014

Westtoeast cash transfer shapes Europe's climate goal tussle

LONDON (Reuters) Western European nations are preparing to divert tens of billions of euros in revenueto help cut greenhouse gas emissions in eastern Europe to ensure the bloc sets the world's toughest targets for tackling climate change. The 28 European Union leaders meet on Oct. 2324 to agree on a package of 2030 targets to cut emissions, deploy renewable energy and improve energy efficiencybut are divided over how to share the related costs and efforts #facebook #Politics #China #Technology #France #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #Mexico #opinion
France to send three more fighter jets, warship to Gulf

Oct 02, 2014

France to send three more fighter jets, warship to Gulf

PARIS (Reuters) France will send an additional three Rafale fighter jets to its base in the United Arab Emirates and a warship to the region as part of coalition efforts to support the Iraqi forces fighting Islamic State, the defence ministry said on Wednesday. "This will increase our support to Iraqi forces in terms of surveillance and will provide a naval capacity to take part with our allies in the control of air space in the zone," it said in a statement #facebook #United States #Japan #Brazil #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #Mexico #opinion
Liberia says U.S. Ebola case showed no symptoms when he left

Oct 02, 2014

Liberia says U.S. Ebola case showed no symptoms when he left

DAKAR (Reuters) The man being treated for Ebola in Texas showed no signs of fever or symptoms of the virus when he left Liberia for the United States via Brussels on Sept. 19, the Liberian government said on Wednesday. The case is the first to be diagnosed outside West Africa during the current outbreak, raising the prospect that the worst epidemic of the deadly hemorrhagic fever on record could spread to nations beyond the region. #United States #India #Japan #markets #Italy #United Kingdom #Virus #opinion
New NATO leader offers olive branch to Russia

Oct 02, 2014

New NATO leader offers olive branch to Russia

BRUSSELS (Reuters) NATO's new leader offered an olive branch to Russia on Wednesday, saying he saw no contradiction between a strong alliance and building a constructive relationship with Moscow. Former Norwegian Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg, who took over on Wednesday as NATO secretarygeneral, struck a more conciliatory tone towards Moscow than his Danish predecessor Anders Fogh Rasmussen. #facebook #India #China #Business #Brazil #Arabic #markets #Argentina #United Kingdom #Latin America #Ukraine #opinion

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Should media regulations also include social media?

Nov 28, 2012

Should media regulations also include social media?

You can be a reporter just with Twitter now, so what do you do with journalists who are not part of newspapers? Are they beyond new regulations? Are the websites belonging to newspapers held to the same standard of reporting? #social media #HowThisWorks #David Cameron #United Kingdom #Lord Leveson
Should media regulations also include social media?

Oct 01, 2014

Pellegrini rues carelessness as Roma hold City

Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) - Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini said his side need to sharpen up their act after they were held 1-1 by Roma in their second Champions League Group E game...
Should media regulations also include social media?

Sep 30, 2014

Labor Secretary Thomas Perez On Maternity Leave: We Aren't 'Serving Our Women'

In a HuffPost Live interview Tuesday, Labor Secretary Thomas Perez echoed what he and other members of the Obama administration have been pushing for months: it's time to catch up to the rest of the world and offer women in the United States paid mat... #Australia #Barack Obama #United Kingdom #U.S. Republican Party
Should media regulations also include social media?

Sep 30, 2014

Man City on alert for visit of rampant Roma

Manchester (United Kingdom) (AFP) - After late disappointment against Bayern Munich in their opening Champions League group game, Manchester City can ill afford another slip-up in Tuesday's meeting with in-form Roma at the Etihad Stadium... #United Kingdom #Bayern Munich