Archive: 01/08/2010

How high can a climber go?

The maximum time an athlete is able to continue climbing to exhaustion may be the only determinant of his/her performance. A new European study, led by researchers from the University of Granada, the objective ...

Jan 08, 2010
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Search engines that learn from searchers

(PhysOrg.com) -- New research aims to create search-engine software that can learn from users by noticing which links they click and how they reformulate their queries when the first results don't pay off.

Jan 08, 2010
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No limit to pokies problem

Problem gamblers are being created at a rate of almost one for every new poker machine introduced, new research has found.

Jan 08, 2010
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Our brains are confused about time

(PhysOrg.com) -- A recent study published in the journal Psychological Science has found our concept of time is distorted, and we consistently underestimate how much time has passed since events in the pa ...

Jan 08, 2010 report
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The recession hits science

The lagging economy is hurting Massachusetts' vaunted life-sciences industry, and might especially hinder the development of new drugs, according to a report released today by MIT researchers.

Jan 08, 2010
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