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Animal Behavior Study Provides Novel Thinking In Robot Control
2013-10-01 06:39:47

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Animals deposit marks wherever they go to show their presence, according to a new study from the University of Bristol and Princeton University. Published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, this study also shows that animals will retreat from marks left by a member of the same species more quickly if the mark they encounter is recent. This study has important implications for animal sociality and how epidemic...

2013-07-23 23:26:05

Leading architectural and engineering talent solutions provider creates a smarter way for A/E firms to find high-quality candidates through a subscription-based candidate matching software system called ExactMatch. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 ExactSource, a national leader in the delivery of talent solutions and software to architectural and engineering firms, announced today the launching of ExactMatch, a candidate matching software system that will allow A/E firms to find...

2013-06-27 23:34:35

His new book argues that scientific theories are God’s way of displaying the profundity, complexity and greatness of His creation and should be embraced by Christian believers. PRETORIA, South Africa (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 Scientists penetrate the awe-inspiring majesties and mysteries of reality more deeply than the rest of their contemporaries – and this reality is, Christians believe, the product of God’s creative power. Author Klaus Nürnberger presents an argument that it is...

2013-06-24 23:24:34

Author Louis M. Houston Announces the Release of ‘The Physics of Manifestation’ Youngsville, La. (PRWEB) June 24, 2013 In his new book “The Physics of Manifestation” (published by AuthorHouse), author Louis M. Houston breaks down the idea of manifestation, offering readers his scientific and mathematical explanations of the theory. Houston explains the concept of manifestation as the process which transforms thoughts into reality. His book, “The Physics of Manifestation,”...

2013-06-18 23:00:21

John R. Carpenter examines and gets to the bottom of the incongruity between the never-ending fracas of science vs. religion. Irmo, S.C. (PRWEB) June 19, 2013 Science and religion can co-exist. This is what John R. Carpenter puts forward in his new book. Titled The Way The World Works, the author seeks to reconcile these two purportedly opposing concepts maintaining that they are neither antithetical nor hostile to each other. He provides evidences that the existing controversies between...

Climate Change And Species Interaction
2013-05-23 05:23:02

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online While the weather can affect a person´s mood, life scientists at UCLA have offered new evidence that climate change could affect interaction between species. The study, titled “Temperature dependence of trophic interactions are driven by asymmetry of species responses and foraging strategy” and published in the Journal of Animal Ecology, suggests that environmental temperature could have systematic effects on the...


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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