Archive: 02/6/2012

Toward a global microwave standard

Much of what is known about decadal climate change – and much of what appears on the evening weather forecast as well – comes from satellite-based remote sensing of microwave radiation at different ...

dateFeb 06, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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Want consensus? Look to fish

(PhysOrg.com) -- A flock of birds. A school of fish. An army of ants. Glance at these groupings and they appear to move in unison effortlessly. Take a closer look and you’ll see an intricate symphony ...

dateFeb 06, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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Climate risk of toxic shock

The effects of climate change could expose Australians to greater risks from toxic contamination, a leading scientist has warned.

dateFeb 06, 2012 in Environment
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Children can learn arithmetic faster and better

During the first two years of primary education children can learn to do arithmetic faster and better with the help of a more systematically structured educational programme. For older children, teaching arithmetic with the ...

dateFeb 06, 2012 in Social Sciences
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Quantum biology and Ockham's razor

(PhysOrg.com) -- In a paper just published in Nature Chemistry, a team of University of Bristol scientists explores whether new models or concepts are needed to tackle one of the 'grand challenges' of che ...

dateFeb 06, 2012 in Biochemistry
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Outrage over Steve Jobs angel in Taiwan ad

A Taiwanese television commercial featuring a Steve Jobs look-alike angel complete with white wings and a halo has caused uproar, with critics saying it is disrespectful towards Apple's late founder.

dateFeb 06, 2012 in Other
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