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Want to boost your brainpower? Head to the shops! Researchers find bargain hunting can improve memories in older shoppers Duke University scientists found older adults seem to need extra brainpower to make shopping decisions - and re purpose other areas of the brain (pictured) to do it.
Mail Online | Nov 22, 2014 12:57 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Another great white shark found dead in nets at Bondi beach 2.5m male great white was removed from shark net off northern end of Bondi beach on Saturday Continue reading...
The Guardian | Nov 22, 2014 12:55 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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How the hummingbird achieves its aerobatic feats Although hummingbirds are much larger and stir up the air more violently as they move, the way that they fly is more closely related to flying insects than it is to other birds. Now, the most detailed, three-dimensional aerodynamic simulation of hummingbi
Science Daily | Nov 22, 2014 12:21 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Officials Sound Alarm About Potential Ebola Crisis in Mali Leaders of the U.N. and W.H.O. said nearly 500 people in Mali and Guinea had been exposed to a sickened imam who had been misdiagnosed.
New York Times | Nov 21, 2014 11:50 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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The hi-tech DNA-testing machine that can identify criminals in ninety MINUTES Arizona has become the first state to fully rollout the RapidHIT machine, and in August Richland County became the first force to use it to identify a subject in an attempted murder case.
Mail Online | Nov 21, 2014 11:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Molecular Clusters That Can Retain Charge Could Revolutionize Computer Memory jfruh writes:Computing devices have been gobbling up more and more memory, but storage tech has been hitting its limits, creating a bottleneck. Now researchers in Spain and Scotland have reported a breakthrough in working with metal-oxide clusters that ca
Slashdot | Nov 21, 2014 11:11 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Could your computer catch a virus from your e-cigarette? A British security expert ha warned that computers can be infected by the gadgets, many of which can be charged from a computer's USB port.
Mail Online | Nov 21, 2014 10:52 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Why Global Warming Could Make That Sap on Your Car Worse It's one possible effect of a warmer world: Some species do better at others and the beneficiaries might be real pests.
MSNBC | Nov 21, 2014 10:13 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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The missing link of the horse world: Fossil find reveals ancient relative of horses and rhinos lived 54.5 million years ago in India Johns Hopkins experts have uncovered a fossil from an ancient common ancestor of horses and rhinos.
Mail Online | Nov 21, 2014 10:00 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Worm That Lived in Man's Brain Has Genome Mapped Researchers have sequenced the genome of a rare worm after removing it from a man's head where it had been living for at least four years.
MSNBC | Nov 21, 2014 9:45 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend