Feature Stories, Weblog & Reports

New idea on how the zebra got its stripes

(Phys.org) —A small team of researchers affiliated with the University of California has found little evidence to support prior theoretical explanations of why zebras have evolved to have stripes and instead ...

Jan 14, 2015 report
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Dubai awaits snow-making Heart of Europe transplant

Tallest, biggest, glitziest. Paths to "most" these days also lead to Dubai. Case in point, the Burj Khalifa (829.8m) as the world's tallest building, and another is the fleet of high-end sports cars for the ...

Dec 30, 2014 weblog
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Komodo 8 is champion in chess tournament

Komodo won. This computer chess champion holds the top slot in computer chess rankings. The recent win was in last month's Season 7 of the Thoresen Chess Engines Competition, a computer chess tournament. ...

Jan 06, 2015 weblog
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