Archive: 06/12/2007

Study shows lizard moms dress their children for success

Mothers know best when it comes to dressing their children, at least among side-blotched lizards, a common species in the western United States. Researchers at the University of California, Santa Cruz, have ...

Jun 12, 2007
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Massive herds of animals found to still exist in Southern Sudan

Aerial surveys by the New York-based Wildlife Conservation Society confirm the existence of more than 1.2 million white-eared kob, tiang antelope and Mongalla gazelle in Southern Sudan, where wildlife was thought to have ...

Jun 12, 2007
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Overcoming the limits of resolution

This year's Julius Springer Prize for Applied Physics will be awarded to the Göttingen-based researcher Stefan Hell for his revolutionary discovery that resolutions far below the diffraction limit can be achieved in a fluorescence ...

Jun 12, 2007
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Scientists Create Electron Surf Machine

Scientists at the UK's National Physical Laboratory and the Cavendish Laboratory of Cambridge University have found a new way to control the movement of individual electrons -- they are making them ride the crests of energy ...

Jun 12, 2007
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Call of the Child

Like a student in a foreign country or a young mother trying to decipher her baby’s cries, we all encounter initially meaningless sounds that in fact carry meaning. With experience, we become better at detecting and discriminating ...

Jun 12, 2007
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