Archive: 03/04/2008

Emotional machines

Emotions are an intrinsic part of communications. But machines don’t have, perceive or react to them, which makes us – their handlers – hot under the collar. But thanks to building blocks developed by European researchers, ...

dateApr 03, 2008 in Other
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Asian waterbirds stage remarkable comeback

According to a report released today by the Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS), several species of rare waterbirds from Cambodia’s famed Tonle Sap region have staged remarkable comebacks, thanks to a project involving ...

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Brunel cement find is world first

Archaeologists working on a site in the Bristol Docks have discovered what is thought to be the first ever substantial use of Portland cement in the construction of a major building. The building was designed in 1839 by ...

dateApr 03, 2008 in Archaeology & Fossils
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Preliminary DNA analysis completed on California wolverine

Preliminary results from DNA analysis of wolverine scat samples collected on the Tahoe National Forest do not match those of historic California wolverine populations, according to U.S. Forest Service scientists.

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