Archive: 10/8/2013

Canny crows know their tools

(Phys.org) —Scientists at the University of St Andrews have discovered that New Caledonian crows, famous for their use of tools to extract hidden food, do not rely on guesswork when deploying one of their ...

dateOct 08, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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Focus on reducing urban water leakage

No resource is more fundamental to life and human society than water. Yet, globally, 25 to 30 percent of drinking water is lost every year due to leakages in urban water distribution systems.

dateOct 08, 2013 in Environment
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Smart technology causes work overload

Excess workload has been identified as the biggest barrier to better performance in The Great New Zealand Employment Survey 2013, and one of the key reasons people are working harder is better technology ...

dateOct 08, 2013 in Social Sciences
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