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Evolution revolution

The blue-footed booby, the giant turtle and the horned toad are among several unusual creatures currently on show at The American Museum of Natural History. They form part of new exhibition, running until May ...

Nov 22, 2005 4.6 / 5 (16) 0

Explaining Why the Millennium Bridge Wobbled

Steve Strogatz has a penchant for things that happen in unison. So when the Cornell University professor of theoretical and applied mechanics (and author of the 2003 book "Sync: The Emerging Science of Spontaneous ...

Nov 02, 2005 4.4 / 5 (22) 0

The 2005 Ig Nobel Prize Winners

The 2005 Ig Nobel Prizes were awarded on Thursday evening, October 6, at the 15th First Annual Ig Nobel Prize Ceremony, at Harvard's Sanders Theatre. The Igs are intended to celebrate the unusual, honor the imaginative -- ...

Oct 07, 2005 3.2 / 5 (9) 0

Study: The human brain is still evolving

University of Chicago researchers say they've discovered the human brain is apparently still evolving. In two related papers published in the Sept. 9 issue of Science, they show that two genes linked to brain size are ra ...

Sep 08, 2005 4.8 / 5 (8) 0