News tagged with guinea pigs

PCs out as Senegal opens world's first tablet cafe

Among the washer women, carpenters, busy waiters and squabbling children sweltering under the midday sun on this dusty Dakar street an Internet revolution is taking place in the world's first tablet cafe.

Jun 09, 2013
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Subordinate animals as guinea pigs

Subordinate animals must face higher risks than dominant ones Dominant meerkat females yield to their subaltern group members when faced with a dangerous obstacle: as a group of these animals reaches a road, ...

Feb 19, 2013
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Six degrees of inclination

(Phys.org)—Stay in a tilted bed for weeks with your head at the lower end and your body starts to change as if it were ageing prematurely or living in space. Twelve volunteers in ESA's bedrest study are ...

Dec 05, 2012
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Small winners in the mammalian race to evolve

It takes at least 10 times as many generations for a mouse to reach elephantine proportions as for the reverse transition, reveals a vast study of mammalian evolution over the past 70 million years.

Oct 03, 2012
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