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2012-07-24 23:03:12

The first survey conducted before and after a shark attack has found that public support for great white sharks was virtually unchanged. Results following the 2011 shark attack in Cape Town were published online in the academic journal Marine Policy. (PRWEB) July 24, 2012 The first survey conducted before and after a shark attack has found that public support for great white sharks was virtually unchanged. The academic journal Marine Policy published the results online this week in a paper...

Scientists Use Game To Study Infections, Encourage Teamwork
2012-04-05 10:52:30

An international team of researchers and scientists are working together to improve the mathematical models used to study outbreaks of AIDS, cholera, and malaria. They've created a game even children would love call Muizenberg Mathematical Fever. At a 2011 clinic at the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences in Muizenberg, South Africa, attendees participated by passing around slips of paper  with the words “You´ve been infected” written on them. The game...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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