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Climate Change Could Be Causing Plants, Animals To Shrink
2011-10-17 05:18:01

Warmer temperatures and a lack of water are causing some types of plants and animals to become smaller, claims a new study published Monday in the journal Nature Climate Change.

Enhancing Hard Drives Using Table Salt
2011-10-17 05:09:17

Singapore-based scientists on Friday announced that they found an unusual way to increase the storage capacity of computer hard drives -- by using ordinary table salt.

2011-09-27 14:43:04

Pessimism prevails in the conservation community because of ongoing habitat destruction and associated threats to species.

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2011-09-14 22:46:41

Researchers have assessed the impact of disturbance and land conversion on biodiversity in tropical forests.

2011-08-16 10:56:00

AMSTERDAM, August 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, and the National University of Singapore (NUS), a leading global university centered in Asia, announced the winners of SgCodeJam24.

2011-08-15 15:12:31

Extinction is a focal issue among scientists, policy makers and the general public.

2011-08-01 12:07:38

No-one likes a know-it-all but we expect to be able to catch them out: someone who acts like they know everything but doesn't can always be tripped up with a well-chosen question.

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2011-06-15 11:51:11

Researchers in Singapore and Norway implement a perfect eavesdropper that illustrates an overlooked loophole in secure communications technology.

2011-06-06 19:19:28

Researchers at the National University of Singapore have invented a graphene-based polarizer that can broaden the bandwidth of prevailing optical fibre-based telecommunication systems.


Word of the Day
onomatope
  • An imitative word; an onomatopoetic word.
The word 'onomatope' is a back-formation from 'onomatopoeia'.
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