Archive: 10/5/2007

Fair Play in Chimpanzees

New research from the Max Planck Institute of Evolutionary Anthropology in Leipzig, Germany shows that unlike humans, chimpanzees conform to traditional economic models. The research, conducted by Keith Jensen, ...

Oct 05, 2007 4.4 / 5 (5) 1

Subatomic particles and giant magnets

Lest anyone be tempted to think of Stanley Hall’s giant magnet as a $5 million toy for fun-starved quantitative scientists, Jeff Pelton is eager to set the record straight. Pelton, a spectroscopist who manages ...

Oct 05, 2007 4 / 5 (14) 0

Another piece in the dark matter puzzle

Most scientists agree that most of the matter in the universe is dark. Dark matter, which is undetectable through direct observation, can only be inferred because of its effects on the matter that we can see.

Oct 05, 2007 4.1 / 5 (73) 11 feature
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