Archive: 08/26/2008

Second Rare Aye-Aye Born at Duke Lemur Center

( -- Ardrey and Merlin, rare, nocturnal aye-ayes from Madagascar, are pleased to announce the birth of their second child, a male, early on July 23 at the Duke Lemur Center.

Aug 26, 2008
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The sophisticated sex lives of sea squirts

( -- It may not be pretty, but the humble sea squirt could well be the envy of many: the marine organism never has to worry about contraceptives or IVF.

Aug 26, 2008
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GLAST Observatory reveals entire gamma-ray sky

( -- NASA's newest space telescope is giving scientists their best look yet at the highest-energy gamma ray bursts generated by violent events in space. For Toby Burnett, a University of Washington ...

Aug 26, 2008
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Epson Develops New High-Resolution LTPS LCD

Epson today announced the development of a 4-inch high-resolution low-temperature polysilicon (LTPS) TFT LCD featuring Photo Fine Premia technology, which boasts both a wide viewing angle and a wide color range. The display ...

Aug 26, 2008
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Java gives caffeine-naive a boost, too

New research from the University of Alberta in Edmonton, Canada, shows that—for women—the caffeine advantage is indeed everything it's cracked up to be. Females who don't drink coffee can get just as much of a caffeine ...

Aug 26, 2008
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