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New Light Source Could Serve in Geo-Navigation, Search for Earth-Like Planets
Posted on December 26, 2013 at 02:02:05 pm
Soliton water waves can travel several kilometers without any significant change in their shape or amplitude, as opposed to normal waves, which widen as they travel, and eventually disappear

Getting Excited Helps With Performance Anxiety More Than Trying to Calm Down, Study Finds
Posted on December 26, 2013 at 10:28:21 am
People who tell themselves to get excited rather than trying to relax can improve their performance during anxiety-inducing activities such as public speaking and math tests

Thousand-Year-Old Vineyards Discovered in Alava, Spain
Posted on December 24, 2013 at 10:09:48 am
Zaballa (Iruņa de Oca) was a medieval settlement abandoned in the 15th century. The building of a manor monastery at the heart of it undermined the organization of the village in the 10th century

Lonely This Christmas? Hire an 18th Century Hermit
Posted on December 21, 2013 at 10:39:52 pm
For those who are wondering what to buy the person who has everything this Christmas, a University of Leicester academic has suggested one of history's most bizarre garden accessories: an 'ornamental' hermit

A New -- And Reversible -- Cause of Aging:
Posted on December 19, 2013 at 11:12:18 pm
A Naturally Produced Compound Rewinds Aspects of Age-Related Demise in Mice

Spiders Are Partial to a Side Order of Pollen With Their Flies
Posted on December 19, 2013 at 01:27:43 am
Spiders may not be the pure predators we generally believe, after a study found that some make up a quarter of their diet by eating pollen

Powerful Ancient Explosions Explain New Class of Supernovae
Posted on December 18, 2013 at 09:52:53 pm
Astronomers affiliated with the Supernova Legacy Survey (SNLS) have discovered two of the brightest and most distant supernovae ever recorded, 10 billion light-years away and a hundred times more luminous than a normal supernova

Cells From The Eye Are Inkjet Printed For The First Time
Posted on December 18, 2013 at 03:18:38 pm
A group of researchers from the UK have used inkjet printing technology to successfully print cells taken from the eye for the very first time

Traffic Jams Lend Insight Into Emperor Penguin Huddle
Posted on December 18, 2013 at 03:10:36 pm
Emperor penguins maintain the tight huddle that protects them from the harsh conditions of an Antarctic winter with stop-and-go movements like cars in a traffic jam, a new study has shown

Ear Acupuncture Can Help Shed Pounds
Posted on December 18, 2013 at 02:58:22 pm
Ear acupuncture can help shed the pounds, indicates a small study published online in Acupuncture in Medicine


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