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Exploring tessellations beyond Escher

(PhysOrg.com) -- By incorporating geometrical concepts into his artwork, M. C. Escher demonstrated the potential beauty that could be achieved by combining mathematics and art. One of Escher's most well-known ...

Jun 16, 2011 4.3 / 5 (12) 0 | with audio podcast weblog

Thailand seizes 2,000 monitor lizards

Thailand said on Friday it had made its largest-ever seizure of monitor lizards after finding more than 2,000 of the reptiles being smuggled in a convoy of pick-up trucks heading for the capital.

Apr 08, 2011 4 / 5 (1) 1

Size matters in lizard research

(PhysOrg.com) -- For a species whose name suggests otherwise, Gila monsters are actually quite shy. Their size and bite are the only monstrous things about these animals, which are the second-largest and one ...

Mar 08, 2011 4 / 5 (2) 0 | with audio podcast