Archive: 11/12/2008

Earth has warmed 0.4 C in 30 years

(PhysOrg.com) -- Half of the globe has warmed at least one half of one degree Fahrenheit (0.3 C) in the past 30 years, while half of that -- a full quarter of the globe -- warmed at least one full degree Fahrenheit (0.6 C), ...

dateDec 11, 2008 in Earth Sciences
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Celebrating the man who invented the mouse

(PhysOrg.com) -- Forty years ago, Stanford researcher Doug Engelbart got a standing ovation in a San Francisco auditorium after dramatically introducing the computer mouse, hyperlinks, live text editing and interactive computing ...

dateDec 11, 2008 in Other
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Flapping wing vehicle improves on the a helicopter

(PhysOrg.com) -- Since the days of Leonardo da Vinci people have tried to build machines that fly with flapping wings like a bird or an insect. Even in the jet age the idea remains attractive because such machines could be ...

dateDec 11, 2008 in Engineering
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Research finds koalas are no dwarves

(PhysOrg.com) -- University of Queensland research has found one of Australia's iconic animals is not a shadow of its former self.

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