Archive: 05/5/2010

Skype to unveil group video chat function

(AP) -- Internet calling service Skype plans a public "beta" test of a group video chat function that lets up to five people participate in a video call simultaneously.

May 05, 2010
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Chimpanzees use sex tools

(PhysOrg.com) -- Many animals are known to use tools, but chimpanzees (our closest living relatives) show the most varied and complex use of tools, and the males in one group of chimps have even been observed ...

May 05, 2010 report
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Women navigate more efficiently than men

(PhysOrg.com) -- New research from the National Autonomous University of Mexico suggests women navigate more efficiently than men in some circumstances, even though previous studies have shown that in general ...

May 05, 2010 report
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Gold nanoparticles enrich every day products

(PhysOrg.com) -- Durable paint, water purification, faster computers, tougher shoe soles, and lighter and cheaper televisions are all possibilities now that a Queensland University of Technology (QUT) scientist has discovered ...

May 05, 2010
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Two new apple varieties released for NYS growers only

(PhysOrg.com) -- For the first time, new apple varieties developed at Cornell will be released exclusively to New York state growers, under a licensing agreement with the New York State Apple Growers group.

May 05, 2010
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