Archive: 1/09/2005

Parts of brain battle over decisions

Researchers have identified areas in the brain that anticipate joy and fear and say they battle it out when a big decision is to be made.

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Bumblebee See, Bumblebee Do

Just as travelers figure out which restaurant is good by the numbers of cars in the parking lot, bumblebees decide which flowers to visit by seeing which ones already have bee visitors. Bumblebees that watched other bees ...

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How two liquids mix at the surface: an atomic view

Whenever cream is poured into coffee, these two liquids form a homogeneous mixture, which is difficult to separate again. Other liquids, such as water and oil, do not mix, instead forming emulsions, such as salad dressing.

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Cingular, LG launch two new cell phones

Cingular Wireless and LG Electronics Thursday launched two new handsets with GSM, the C2000 low cost clamshell camera phone and the lightweight, great value C1500 clamshell phone. The C2000 and C1500 models both allow users ...

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Mouse genome much more complex than expected

More than 100 scientists from Australia, Asia, Europe and the US have been probing the genome of the mouse in a joint study lasting several years. Their results in some aspects have completely overturned geneticists' traditional ...

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Girl saved from drowning by computer

A British girl was saved from drowning by a computer after a warning system alerted security when she sank to the bottom of a swimming pool.

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