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3D Microchip Moves Data In All Directions
2013-01-31 05:17:11

Scientists from the University of Cambridge have created, for the first time, a new type of microchip that allows information to move in three dimensions -- from left to right, back to front, and top to bottom.

Eurasian Jays Keep Quiet To Protect Stored Food
2012-12-05 13:05:55

Eurasian jays change strategies to prevent others from stealing food and to improve their chances of absconding with other birds' caches

2012-11-29 14:13:25

Scientists have discovered a cognitive biomarker – a biological indicator of a disease – for young adolescents who are at high risk of developing depression and anxiety.

Sneaky Owls Use Stealth And Fly Silently
2012-11-20 15:58:27

Researchers are learning about stealth technology from a famous winged inhabitant in nature.

Ichthyostega_BW
2012-05-24 19:20:53

Scientists say that the 360-million-year-old animal that was first to have moved around on land did not do so using four legs.

2012-04-24 22:18:34

New research by scientists at the University of Cambridge suggests that chronic cocaine abuse accelerates the process of brain aging.

2012-03-29 21:53:32

Collaboration between the University of Southampton and the University of Cambridge has made ground-breaking advances in our understanding of the changes that materials undergo when rapidly heated.

2012-03-13 22:57:13

A protein involved in inflammation, the interleukin-6 receptor (IL6R), is a contributing cause in the development of heart disease, new research led by the University of Cambridge has discovered.


Word of the Day
meacock
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).