Archive: 10/29/2008

A glacier's life

EPFL researchers have developed a numerical model that can re-create the state of Switzerland's Rhône Glacier as it was in 1874 and predict its evolution until the year 2100. This is the longest period of time ever modeled ...

Oct 29, 2008
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Understanding the 'Wow Factor'

( -- What links a neuroscientist with a social anthropologist and the UK’s premier independent art charity? The answer is the visual perception of art. When, why and how are individuals moved by a piece of art ...

Oct 29, 2008
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Grapes may aid a bunch of heart risk factors, animal study finds

Could eating grapes help fight high blood pressure related to a salty diet? And could grapes calm other factors that are also related to heart diseases such as heart failure? A new University of Michigan Cardiovascular Center ...

Oct 29, 2008
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T.rex 'followed its nose' while hunting

Although we know quite a bit about the lifestyle of dinosaur; where they lived, what they ate, how they walked, not much was known about their sense of smell, until now.

Oct 29, 2008
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Brain's 'hate circuit' identified

People who view pictures of someone they hate display activity in distinct areas of the brain that, together, may be thought of as a 'hate circuit', according to new research by scientists at UCL (University College London).

Oct 29, 2008
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Turbocharged Nanomotors

( -- Nanorobots that are introduced into the body to eradicate tumor cells or clean out clogged arteries are not just science fiction; they are a realistic vision of the technological possibilities of the not-so-distant ...

Oct 29, 2008
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