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More light shed on how pigeons navigate

(Phys.org) -- Pigeons are renowned for their ability to find their way home from a release point hundreds of miles away, but scientists have never fully understood how they are able to achieve the feat. Now ...

Apr 27, 2012 report
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Scientists work up a crab-powered computer

(Phys.org) -- A team of scientists from Japan and England have hit the high mark in exploring and testing unconventional forms of computation. They have built and tested a computer using crabs. This is a computer ...

Apr 14, 2012 weblog
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