Hidden Losses Deep in the Amazon Rainforest

BATON ROUGE – Few places on Earth are as rich in biodiversity and removed from human influence as the world's largest rainforest—the Amazon. Scientists at LSU have been conducting research within the pristine rainforest ...

Australians are moving home less. Why? And does it matter?

Australians are among the most mobile populations in the world. More than 40% of us change address every five years, about twice the global average. Yet the level of internal migration—moving within Australia—has gone ...

Government calls Norway's dropping birth rate a problem

Norway's statistical agency says it has recorded the lowest number of newborns since it started counting in the 19th century, with the country's family minister acknowledging that it is a problem.

Keeping up with Moore's Law

These days, Moore's Law is not so much a scientific law as an aspiration. The notion that there is a doubling every year of the number of components that can be squeezed on to the same area of integrated circuitry was first ...

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