Archive: 20/07/2007

Study Sheds Light on Why Humans Walk on Two Legs

A team of anthropologists that studied chimpanzees trained to use treadmills has gathered new evidence suggesting that our earliest apelike ancestors started walking on two legs because it required less energy than getting ...

dateJul 20, 2007 in
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Keeping GLAST on Track

Thanks to the work of a team of physicists at SLAC, a technique used for years in physics experiments such as BaBar will soon help researchers monitor the performance of the Gamma Ray Large Area Space Telescope (GLAST) in ...

dateJul 20, 2007 in General Physics
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Potter phenomenon boosts learning

The Harry Potter series, which culminates tomorrow in the release of the seventh title Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows, is boosting children’s interest in reading and stimulating learning, experts say.

dateJul 20, 2007 in Other
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