Archive: 27/01/2009

Big cats, wild pigs and short-eared dogs -- oh, my!

The Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) released photos today from the first large-scale census of jaguars in the Amazon region of Ecuador—one of the most biologically rich regions on the planet.

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New study may revolutionize language learning

( -- The teaching of languages could be revolutionised following ground-breaking research by Victoria University, New Zealand, PhD graduate Paul Sulzberger. Dr Sulzberger has found that the best way to learn a ...

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Wall Divides East and West Sides of Cosmic Metropolis

( -- A new study unveils NGC 604, the largest region of star formation in the nearby galaxy M33, in its first deep, high-resolution view in X- rays. This composite image from Chandra X-ray Observatory data (colored ...

dateJan 27, 2009 in Astronomy
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Pupils' performances deteriorate during summer holiday

( -- Researchers at the University of Twente, Netherlands, recently demonstrated that differences in pupils’ levels arise largely during holiday periods. They investigated pupils’ progress in the field of ...

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New Limits on the Origin of Dark Matter

( -- Determining the identity of dark matter, the mysterious stuff thought to make up the vast majority of matter in the universe, is one of the most fundamental challenges facing modern physics. Through theory ...

dateJan 27, 2009 in General Physics feature
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