Archive: 15/11/2005

Watson Lecture: Exploring Einstein's Legacy

November 25 marks the 90th anniversary of Einstein's formulation of his theory of general relativity, which describes gravity as a consequence of the warping of space and time.

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Beauties and beer: Another Peruvian tale

It sounds like part of a bad movie plot, but Chicago scientists have found ruins of an A.D. 600 Peruvian brewery run by beautiful "brewmistresses."

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Consumer behavior linked with emotions

Scientists at Pennsylvania State University and at Tilburg University in the Netherlands say extraneous emotions can affect consumer purchases.

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New research could possibly identify 'face' of terrorism

Grumpy, sleepy, happy and bashful may sound like the names of some of the vertically-challenged mine workers from "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs," but to a Kansas State University professor, they could also be the facial ...

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Robo-rodent gets 'touchy-feely'

Robots that 'feel' objects and their texture could soon become a reality thanks to the innovative and interdisciplinary research of the AMouse, or artificial mouse, project.

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