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The espionage also allegedly includes intrusions into personal information through internet navigators which were used to access private e-mail accounts as well as discount moncler jackets accounts in the social networking sites, Twitter and Facebook.Chinese scientists on Wednesday published the genome sequence of the Yangtze River dolphin, an iconic freshwater mammal of China driven to extinction by human activity. A paper published in online scientific journal Nature Communications describes the study by Yang Guang at Nanjing cheap moncler outlet Normal University and his colleagues, who sequenced the genome of a male dolphin and resequenced three additional genomes. A genome is the genetic material contained within an organism. “Studying the genome sequence of the Yangtze River dolphin is important to understanding the cetaceans’ evolution and adaptation to aquatic life, and moncler jackets uk the reasons behind the dolphin’s extinction,” Yang said. Nicknamed the “Goddess of the Yangtze,” the dolphin otherwise known as “baiji” is one of the four known river dolphin species in the world. It was declared extinct in 2006, which means the population is too small for species’ reproduction. Conservationists have blamed baiji’s demographic moncler outlet sale decline on pollution and increased human activities on the Yangtze, China’s longest waterway and the mammal’s only habitat. Yang said the study showed a low genetic variability in baiji, which might be caused by a population bottleneck that happened some 10,000 years ago due to climate change and the rise of sea levels. However, the baiji moncler jacken outlet population rebounded afterwards, suggesting that human interference, rather than its genetic flaws, is to blame for the species’ extinction, Yang said. The boss of gang that used violence to extort cash and property in Qingdao City for more than a decade was sentenced to death by an east China court on Wednesday. The Qingdao Intermediate People’s cheap beats by dre Court handed down the sentence to Zhang Shaojun, and gave prison terms ranging from 20 years to 18 months to 16 other gang members. Zhang was charged on a number of counts, including assaulting others, illegal gun possession and running a mafia-style gang in Qingdao since 1997. According to the court hearing, Zhang’s triad was involved in ugg boots clearance a number of crimes which caused two deaths and many others to be injured.

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