Archive: 10/30/2012

Sizing up biomass from space

The biomass stored in forests is thought to play a critical role in mitigating the catastrophic effects of global climate change. New research published in BioMed Central's open access journal Carbon Balance and Management has us ...

Oct 30, 2012 4.3 / 5 (4) 0

Monkeys put off sex by bystanders

Monkeys shy away from bystanders during copulation, irrespective of the bystanders' gender or rank. The new study, by Anne Overduin-de Vries and her team from the Biomedical Primate Research Centre in the Netherlands, also ...

Oct 30, 2012 4.6 / 5 (7) 0 | with audio podcast

Media, advertisers ready for audience surge

Sometimes it's not the size of the storm, it's where it hits. As Hurricane Sandy raged through one of the country's most densely populated regions, it created a surge in online traffic Monday as people sought weather-related ...

Oct 30, 2012 not rated yet 0

Keep moving and have fun

Physical activity is extremely important– this applies equally to both young and old. People who exercise regularly are healthier, are rarely overweight and increase their power of concentration. Staying ...

Oct 30, 2012 5 / 5 (1) 0

Off to the Future with a new Soccer Robot

Computer scientists from the University of Bonn have developed a new robot whose source code and design plan is publicly accessible. It is intended to facilitate the entry into research on humanoids, in particular, ...

Oct 30, 2012 4.5 / 5 (4) 0