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Courtship In The Cricket World
2012-04-30 14:20:09

Everyone wants to present themselves in the best light - especially when it comes to finding a partner.

2012-04-30 13:20:26

Evidence that a Florentine merchant house financed the earliest English voyages to North America.

2012-03-14 22:14:28

The tiny teeth of a long-extinct vertebrate – with tips only two micrometers across: one twentieth the width of a human hair – are the sharpest dental structures ever measured, new research from the University of Bristol and Monash University, Australia has found.

Unearthed Burial Grounds Provide Look Into Slave Trade
2012-03-11 06:05:15

A slave burial ground in St Helena has been unearthed and discovered by archeologists from the University of Bristol.

2012-03-09 11:02:09

Ever had to find your friend in a crowd?

2012-03-07 11:33:01

Using a combination of guillotine-based experiments and cutting-edge computer modeling, researchers at the University of Bristol have explored the most efficient ways for teeth to slice food.

Ocean Acidification Rapid Compared To Ancient Times
2012-03-02 13:49:09

The world’s oceans may be acidifying more rapidly than they have at any time in the past 300 million years due to high levels of pollution, according to research published this week in the journal Science.

2012-02-29 10:33:37

A padlocked icon in a web-browser or a URL starting with https provides communication security over the Internet.

2012-02-21 10:52:51

Cuttlefish have the most acute polarization vision yet found in any animal, researchers at the University of Bristol have discovered by showing them movies on a modified LCD computer screen to test their eyesight.

2012-02-14 12:40:30

Researchers from the University of Bristol have measured and identified for the first time the stress and strain shear modulus and internal friction of graphene sheets.


Word of the Day
dingle
  • A small wooded valley; a dell.
  • The protecting weather-shed built around the entrance to a house.
  • The roofed-over space between the kitchen and the sleeping-quarters in a logging-camp, commonly used as a storeroom.
The word 'dingle' comes from Middle English dell, hollow.
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