Episode 1: 4th-10th September 2011
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The study found a clear relationship between the number of employees a person may have supervised or been responsible for and the size of the hippocampus.
This post is syndicated from Open Parachute » SciBlogs – Original Post Creationists have far less influence in New Zealand than they do in the US. Still, quite a large proportion of Christians here do not accept evolutionary science.
I love this article I came across on the BBC website this weekend.
I’ve just been reading a biography about Carl Sagan by Ray Spangenburg and Kit Moser.
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By Esther Goh, Two Kiwis are behind what has been dubbed an 'eBay for science', a website that connects scientists to other institutions with the equipment and means to carry out experiments that their own universities do not have. Science Exchange , which launched last month, was founded by Elizabeth Iorns, Dan Knox and Ryan Abbott in April.
Ten researchers awarded Rutherford Discovery Fellowships « Media Releases « News « Royal Society of New ZealandTen top researchers have been awarded highly sought after fellowships to help them develop their research careers in New Zealand.
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What should NASA do with its astronaut corps now that the shuttle has been retired?
I used to subscribe to your point of view on space photos - I was grumpy any time I saw the words "false color" on an image's label - but I don't anymore, for a couple of reasons: 1.
Last updated 07:37 07/09/2011 Reuters Reuters Reuters Reuters Reuters Reuters ZOOMING ON THE MOON: Nasa's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter image shows the Apollo 12 landing site on the moon.
A short while back, David authored a post commenting on the popularity of dino-on-dino fights in TV shows, with a focus on the current popularity of showing freakishly large coelurosaurs Tarbosaurus and Therizinosaurus smack each other about in all their varyingly inaccurate CG splendour.
During courtship flights, males of some hummingbird species produce diverse sounds with tail feathers of varying shapes. We show that these sounds are produced by air flowing past a feather, causing it to aeroelastically flutter and generate flutter-induced sound.
Chemists at Tufts University have developed the world's first single molecule electric motor, which may potentially create a new class of devices that could be used in applications ranging from medicine to engineering. The molecular motor was powered by electricity from a state of the art, low-temperature scanning tunneling microscope. This microscope sent an electrical current through the molecule, directing the molecule to rotate in one direction or another.