Archive: 11/28/2007

Roving spycam opens up a world of possibility

You’re on holiday but wondering if all is well at your home, or you want to check if the bach has weathered a storm. Technology developed by engineering graduate Tom Yu Guan means you now have an extra pair ...

dateNov 28, 2007 in Engineering
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Chandra discovers cosmic cannonball

One of the fastest moving stars ever seen has been discovered with NASA's Chandra X-ray Observatory. This cosmic cannonball is challenging theories to explain its blistering speed.

dateNov 28, 2007 in Astronomy
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'Use it or lose it'

Researchers from the Peninsula Medical School in Exeter, UK, have concluded a study that proves a direct link between levels of physical activity in middle age and physical ability later in life – regardless of body weight.

dateNov 28, 2007 in Health
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Group selection, a theory whose time has come...again

Sociobiology, the discipline founded on Darwin's theory of group evolution, is in theoretical disarray. In a landmark article for the December issue of the Quarterly Review of Biology, eminent evolutionary scientists David ...

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