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2012-06-21 23:36:34

Mathematicians at the University of York in the UK and the University of Canterbury in New Zealand say they have disproved a widely accepted theory underpinning the operation of complex networks of interactions in the natural world.

2012-06-21 02:25:37

Mathematicians at the University of York in the UK and the University of Canterbury in New Zealand say they have disproved a widely accepted theory underpinning the operation of complex networks of interactions in the natural world.

Researchers Create Extra-long Electrical Arcs Using Less Energy
2011-11-09 09:10:28

Researchers at the University of Canterbury, in New Zealand, have developed a new, lower-voltage method of generating extra-long, lightning-like electrical arcs.

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2011-04-20 12:30:00

According to researchers, humpback whales can swim thousands of miles in a straight line, which suggests that they may use a unique compass mechanism.

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2010-10-27 05:50:00

A new study finds that roughly half of all infants have the ability to sleep through the night at just three to four months of age.

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2009-12-09 10:55:00

With growing concerns about the effects of global warming on polar bears, it's increasingly important to understand how other environmental threats, such as mercury pollution, are affecting these magnificent Arctic animals.

2008-08-24 15:00:27

By CREAN, Mike From primers to post-graduate students, George Knox taught at every level of formal education in New Zealand. But the University of Canterbury Emeritus Professor of Zoology was most acclaimed for his research.

2008-08-01 15:00:31

NEW YORK, Aug. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Media Power Group, a leading innovator in the global mobile media market, today announced a private grant of $2 million to Canterbury University in New Zealand.

2008-07-31 15:00:00

Canterbury University's super- computer ran at a $660,000 loss in its first year but was still a sound investment, acting Vice- Chancellor Ian Town says.


Word of the Day
zill
  • One of a pair of round metal cymbals attached to the fingers and struck together for rhythm and percussion in belly dancing.
The word 'zill' comes from a Turkish word meaning "cymbals".
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