Archive: 2/08/2006

Eliminating the 'Twin'

A University of Arkansas researcher has received a grant to study the dynamics of synthesizing molecules with the same "handedness."

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Bees like it hot

Research from Queen Mary, University of London has shown that bees prefer to visit warm flowers, and can learn to use colour to predict floral temperature before landing.

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Atlantis Moves to Launch Pad

The Space Shuttle Atlantis arrived at its launch pad at NASA's Kennedy Space Center, Fla., at 8:54 a.m. EDT Wednesday on top of a giant vehicle known as the crawler transporter.

dateAug 02, 2006 in Space Exploration
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Researchers uncover basis for perceptual learning

The artist's trained eye can detect distinctions others can't; musicians pick up subtle changes in tone lost on the nonmusical. Brain researchers call these abilities perceptual learning.

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