Archive: 14/12/2009

Ancient pygmy sea cow discovered

( -- The discovery of a Middle Eocene (48.6-37.2 million years ago) sea cow fossil by McGill University professor Karen Samonds has culminated in the naming of a new species. This primitive "dugong" is among the ...

dateDec 14, 2009 in Archaeology & Fossils
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Their infinite wisdom

( -- Hotel guests come and go. But in the first decade of the 1900s, a pair of frequent Russian visitors to the Hotel Parisiana, near the Sorbonne on Paris' Left Bank, stood out vividly. The children of the hotel's ...

dateDec 14, 2009 in Mathematics
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Whose Tattoo Is It Anyway?

( -- An infra-red digital camera could be a crucial tool in the fight against crime when trying to identify suspects by their tattoos, according to new University of Derby research.

dateDec 14, 2009 in Other
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