Archive: 12/2/2010

Understanding the social butterfly effect

(PhysOrg.com) -- A team of scientists from the University of Southampton, in collaboration with Royal Holloway, University of London and the Institute of Zoology at London Zoo, have been researching the social butterfly effect ...

dateDec 02, 2010 in Social Sciences
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WikiLeaks 'tweets' Kennedy speech on secrecy

WikiLeaks, defending its decision to publish thousands of classified US diplomatic cables, sent out a link on Twitter on Thursday to excerpts of a speech by John F. Kennedy in which the former US president ...

dateDec 02, 2010 in Internet
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Hard X-rays probe model fuel-cell catalyst

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at the Stanford Synchrotron Radiation Lightsource have developed a new, more powerful way to probe the behavior of a key component in hydrogen fuel cells. The group shone SSRL's ...

dateDec 02, 2010 in Condensed Matter
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Pheromones a myth in mammals

Something just didn’t smell right to Richard Doty. It was 1976 when the director of the Smell and Taste Center at Penn’s School of Medicine first started raising a stink about the existence of pheromones. ...

dateDec 02, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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