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Submission + - Will PayPal keep Wikileaks donations? (newmoov.com)

newmoov writes: Wikileaks has their account terminated at PayPal after receiving record amounts of global interest and likely donations this week as ‘Cablegate’ captured the imagination of millions. Where does the money go now? Can the whistle-blowing group get it back or will they just be whistling Dixie as the hard-earned money that was donated to their group evaporates?
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Submission + - Assange speaks on WikiLeaks accomplishments (newmoov.com)

newmoov writes: Julian Assange says the main accomplishment of WikiLeaks has been the 'lionization' of journalistic sources, who are the real heroes in exposing truth. Seems like a valid point.

Submission + - IAEA Forms Nuclear Fuel Bank (nytimes.com)

Kemeno writes: The International Atomic Energy Agency voted on Friday to form a nuclear fuel bank to help developing countries acquire nuclear fuel without having to enrich uranium themselves. Warren Buffet contributed 50 million dollars to a pool of 150 million with contributions from many different countries. The goal of the program is to provide countries with a source of low-grade enriched uranium suitable for fueling reactors but not for creating nuclear weapons.
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Submission + - One night Stands Maybe be Genetic

An anonymous reader writes: So, he or she has cheated on you for the umpteenth time and their only excuse is: "I just can't help it." According to researchers at Binghamton University, they may be right. The propensity for infidelity could very well be in their DNA. In a first of its kind study, a team of investigators led by Justin Garcia, a SUNY Doctoral Diversity Fellow in the laboratory of evolutionary anthropology and health at Binghamton University, State University of New York, has taken a broad look at sexual behavior, matching choices with genes and has come up with a new theory on what makes humans 'tick' when it comes to sexual activity. The biggest culprit seems to be the dopamine receptor D4 polymorphism, or DRD4 gene. Already linked to sensation-seeking behavior such as alcohol use and gambling, DRD4 is known to influence the brain's chemistry and subsequently, an individual's behavior.

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