Archive: 27/01/2010

Is the Hobbit's brain unfeasibly small?

(PhysOrg.com) -- The commonly held assumption that as primates evolved, their brains always tended to get bigger has been challenged by a team of scientists at Cambridge and Durham. Their work helps solve the mystery of whether ...

dateJan 27, 2010 in Evolution
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Signing contracts on the telephone

Internet telephony has developed from a niche product into standard technology in recent years. Most telephone providers switched their background technology to Voice over IP, or VoIP for short, long ago. BITKOM, the German ...

dateJan 27, 2010 in Software
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Black Hole Hunters Set New Distance Record

(PhysOrg.com) -- Astronomers using ESO’s Very Large Telescope have detected, in another galaxy, a stellar-mass black hole much farther away than any other previously known. With a mass above fifteen times that of the Sun, ...

dateJan 27, 2010 in Astronomy
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