Archive: 15/12/2009

Hypoxia increases as climate warms

A new study of Pacific Ocean sediments off the coast of Chile has found that offshore waters experienced systematic oxygen depletion during the rapid warming of the Antarctic following the last "glacial maximum" period 20,000 ...

dateDec 15, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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Sign language puzzle solved

( -- Scientists have known for 40 years that even though it takes longer to use sign language to sign individual words, sentences can be signed, on average, in the same time it takes to say them, but until now ...

dateDec 15, 2009 in Computer Sciences weblog
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While shepherds watched their flocks on 'Ilkely Moor'

'While shepherds watched' was the first carol to cross over to the Church of England from the secular, folk tradition and carol singers might be surprised to hear that it used to be commonly sung to the tune 'Cranbrook', ...

dateDec 15, 2009 in Other
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