Archive: 16/11/2007

Bee strategy helps servers run more sweetly

Honeybees somehow manage to efficiently collect a lot of nectar with limited resources and no central command — after all, the queen bee is too busy laying eggs to oversee something as mundane as where the best nectar ...

dateNov 16, 2007 in Computer Sciences
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A new window on the universe

Using new tools to look at the universe, says Patrick Brady, often has led to discoveries that change the course of science. History is full of examples.

dateNov 16, 2007 in General Physics
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'Cooling down' begins at Svalbard Doomsday Seed Bank

Refrigeration units began pumping chilly air deep into an Arctic mountain cavern today, launching the innovative and critical “cooling down” phase of the Svalbard Global Seed Vault in advance of its official opening early ...

dateNov 16, 2007 in Other
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