Archive: 29/10/2008

Casino gambling: Hold 'em or fold 'em?

( -- People who gamble at casinos know when to hold 'em -- or quit while they're ahead -- but have trouble deciding when to fold 'em when they're behind, says a University of Michigan researcher.

dateOct 29, 2008 in Other
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Sniffing Out a Better Chemical Sensor

( -- Marrying a sensitive detector technology capable of distinguishing hundreds of different chemical compounds with a pattern-recognition module that mimics the way animals recognize odors, researchers at the ...

dateOct 29, 2008 in Analytical Chemistry
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Thoroughly moderate America

( -- The global credit crunch and Barack Obama's neutralisation of the 'religious right' in America are likely to sweep him to an historic victory in the US elections, according to an expert at The University ...

dateOct 29, 2008 in Other
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Halloween Storms of 2003 Still the Scariest

( -- By the eerie light of a Halloween moon, while a chilly wind blows autumn-dry leaves askitter on bare and fingered branches, scary things can happen. Blood-sucking bats, creepy-crawly spiders, and a bevy of ...

dateOct 29, 2008 in Earth Sciences
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