Archive: 23/11/2005

Continent's oldest bird tracks are found

University of Colorado scientists say they have found fossilized bird tracks in the Cedar Mountains near Moab, Utah, that are 125 million years old.

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Myth: Eating turkey makes you sleepy

There's reportedly good Thanksgiving news for turkey lovers: Contrary to popular belief, tryptophan in turkey doesn't cause drowsiness.

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Famous 40-Year-Old Math Problem Solved

For some, spending more than three years working to solve a more than 40-year-old math problem sounds like a nightmare. For University of Missouri-Columbia mathematics professor Steve Hofmann, solving a problem posed by one ...

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Better memory requires better 'bouncer'

An Oregon professor says even if you could get more RAM for your brain, the extra storage probably wouldn't help you find where you left the car keys.

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Xbox 360 launch finds waiting throngs

In the wee hours of Tuesday morning in College Station, Texas, David Rosenfeld, a 26-year-old software developer and avid video-game player, cruised by his local Best Buy to try and find an Xbox 360 game console. But he ...

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Nokia leads pack, but race tightens

As mobile phones become ever more indispensable not just as a communication device but as an Internet provider, music player or mini TV, companies are facing fiercer competition to stay ahead in the game.

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