Latest Spore Stories

2009-03-31 16:35:00

The next version of the popular Electronic Arts game "The Sims" will be free of Digital Rights Management (DRM).

2008-12-23 12:45:25

The reproductive spores of many species of fungi have evolved remarkably drag-minimizing shapes.

2008-12-18 13:00:00

3D printing technology turns players' one-of-a-kind creatures into figurines called Spore Sculptures REDWOOD CITY, Calif. and BURLINGTON, Mass., Dec.

2008-12-10 13:40:00

The TorrentFreak weblog has named Will Wright's evolutionary epic video game “Spore” the most pirated PC game of 2008.

2008-12-01 10:37:27

Biologists at The University of Nottingham and University College Dublin have announced a major breakthrough in our understanding of the sex life of a microscopic fungus which is a major cause of death in immune deficient patients and also a cause of severe asthma.

2008-10-13 11:35:00

Sales of organic products are booming: Consumers want their food to be untainted. To avoid the use of fungicides yet nevertheless protect plants from disease, researchers have developed a method that involves bombarding seeds with electrons to kill fungal spores and viruses.

2008-09-22 10:55:00

Video game maker Electronic Arts has loosened copyright protection for the newest release of its game Spore after complaints about a restriction that meant the game could only be registered to three computers.

2008-09-18 09:10:00

By City News Service Two insects and a plant disease foreign to the United States were intercepted at Los Angeles International Airport and the ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach, the Department of Homeland Security announced Friday.

2008-09-09 16:05:00

The long-anticipated video game Spore is falling under widespread criticism, and has scored surprisingly low in Amazon.com user ratings with a score of only one star out of five.

2008-09-08 00:00:18

By FRAZIER MOORE of The Associated Press Humans might not be exactly kissing cousins with fruit flies. But we have more in common with them than we might expect.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.