Archive: 19/12/2011

'Portal 2,' 'Skyrim' top a thrilling year in games

(AP) -- It's a good time to be a gamer, as studios continue to release thrilling adventures with clever stories, tight gameplay and spectacular production values. So many fine games have been released in 2011 - particularly ...

dateDec 19, 2011 in Software
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A new kind of metal in the deep Earth

(PhysOrg.com) -- The crushing pressures and intense temperatures in Earth's deep interior squeeze atoms and electrons so closely together that they interact very differently. With depth materials change. New experiments and ...

dateDec 19, 2011 in Condensed Matter
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Sensational bird finding in China

In June 2011, a team of Chinese and Swedish researchers rediscovered the breeding area for the poorly known Blackthroat Luscinia obscura, in the Qinling mountains, Shaanxi province, north central China.

dateDec 19, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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