Archive: 6/03/2006

Dual functions of sight demonstrated

The dissociation in the visual system between two separate theoretical functions has been demonstrated for the first time by scientists in Jerusalem.

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How to Grow a Bigger Brain

Hatchery-reared steelhead trout show increased growth of some parts of the brain when small stones are scattered on the bottom of their tank, according to a new study by researchers at UC Davis. The brains of those young ...

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Hotmail banks on speed for better service

It's free and available worldwide, but Hotmail isn't known for its speedy access. What's more, if you're a dialup internet user, particularly in a developing country, the situation is worse. But the seemingly endless wait ...

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System may transform hiring, online dating

A University of Calgary professor says he's designed a computerized unified selection process that promises to revolutionize the world of human resources.

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Verizon extends post-Katrina cell program

Verizon Wireless will continue providing free cell phones to people in the Gulf Coast who were impacted by Hurricane Katrina for another three months.

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It’s not just a game, dude

The video game industry lost more than $1.8 billion to global piracy through illegal copying, counterfeiting, and distributing in 2004. In latest issue of IBM Systems Journal researchers present two novel approaches for game ...

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