Slashdot is powered by your submissions, so send in your scoop

 



Forgot your password?
typodupeerror
Censorship

Google Stops Ads For "Cougar" Sites 319

teh31337one writes "Google is refusing to advertise CougarLife, a dating site for mature women looking for younger men. However, they continue to accept sites for mature men seeking young women. According to the New York Times, CougarLife.com had been paying Google $100,000 a month since October. The Mountain View company has now cancelled the contract, saying that the dating site is 'nonfamily safe.'"
Biotech

Scientists Create RNA From Primordial Soup 369

Kristina at Science News writes "The RNA world hypothesis proposed 40 years ago suggested that life on Earth started not with DNA but with RNA. Now a team of scientists bolsters this hypothesis, having assembled RNA in the lab from a mixture that resembles what was likely the primordial soup. 'Until now,' Science News reports, 'scientists couldn't figure out the chemical reactions that created the earliest RNA molecules.' The new work started the RNA assembly chemistry from a different angle than what earlier work had tried."
Data Storage

Submission + - Hans Reiser to Stand Trial for Wife's Murder

Matt Perry writes: A judge has ruled that the murder trail against Hans Reiser is to go forward. Even so, the judge questioned some of the evidence against Reiser. No matter the outcome, Reiser will most likely sell his company to fund his defense (see previous Slashdot story). What might this mean for the future of ResierFS4?

What is algebra, exactly? Is it one of those three-cornered things? -- J.M. Barrie

Working...