Archive: 10/14/2009

A Serious Question: Why Do We Laugh?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Not surprisingly, Robert Lynch begins his research paper "It's Funny Because We Think It's True: Laughter is Augmented by Implicit Preferences" with a joke. Not his joke, but one taken from a ...

Oct 14, 2009
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Carbon capture shows major potential in China

(PhysOrg.com) -- Carbon dioxide capture and storage technologies may represent a cost-effective, viable option to help China continue to meet its growing energy demands while also delivering deep and sustained ...

Oct 14, 2009
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Away from the financial bust, tech stocks boomed

(AP) -- Intel Corp. and other technology stocks helped lead the way as markets climbed out of the trough they fell into in March - even as the recession kept many big corporations and consumers sitting on their wallets instead ...

Oct 14, 2009
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