Archive: 06/28/2009

Forgotten evolutionist lives in Darwin's shadow

(AP) -- As he trudges past chest-high ferns and butterflies the size of saucers, George Beccaloni scours a jungle hilltop overlooking the South China Sea for signs of a long-forgotten Victorian-era scientist.

dateJun 28, 2009 in Evolution
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US, Russia in dispute over computer attacks: report

Less than two weeks before President Barack Obama's visit to Moscow, the United States and Russia cannot agree how to counter the growing threat of cyberwar attacks that could wreak havoc on computer systems ...

dateJun 28, 2009 in Other
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What makes a great footballer?

Scientists are studying footballing ability to gain insight into the role that skill plays in the physical performance of vertebrates. The results, to be presented at the Society for Experimental Biology meeting on Sunday, ...

dateJun 28, 2009 in Medical research
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The science of hammering

Scientists are studying hammering ability as a model for difficult motor tasks. The results, to be presented on Sunday, June 28, at the Society for Experimental Biology meeting, indicate that there is a surprising ...

dateJun 28, 2009 in Medical research
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