Archive: 05/2/2011

Babysitting birds gain from growing pains

(PhysOrg.com) -- The baffling question of why some animals help raise offspring which aren’t their own is closer to being answered, thanks to new research from The Australian National University.

May 02, 2011
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Seeking life's imprint in shifting desert sand

A group of scientists are hunched over, their eyes intently scanning the jumble of rocks on the ground. Every now and then, someone picks one up for closer inspection, turning it over and over again in their ...

May 02, 2011
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'Osy' debuts as an educational mobile app

Having successfully navigated her way through select high school classrooms in North Georgia for more than two years while capturing the attention of hundreds of students, “Osy Osmosis” has now entered the competitive ...

May 02, 2011
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Looking into the sound of music

By breaking down traditional barriers between disciplines, two University of Alberta researchers say opportunities could develop that may change how we experience music. And that’s just the start of possibilities.

May 02, 2011
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Two groups develop 100 terabit fiber cable

(PhysOrg.com) -- Working separately on two different types of technology, two groups have developed a type of fiber cable capable of delivering over 100 terabits of data per second; several orders of magnitude higher than ...

May 02, 2011 report
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