Daily Archives: February 26, 2012

Face recognition technology is ramped up

face recognition technology

A dot-sized part of a face may soon be all that is needed to identify a person, according to an Australian face recognition expert.¬†Ajmal Mian from the University of Western Australia in Perth is investigating how to use satellite technology … Continue reading

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Granite Wave

Wave Rock, Hyden, Western Australia by¬†Derek Geer Granite is a common and widely occurring type of intrusive, felsic, igneous rock. Granite usually has a medium- to coarse-grained texture. Occasionally some individual crystals (phenocrysts) are larger than the groundmass, in which … Continue reading

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The Arabian Horse


The Arabian or Arab horse is a breed of horse that originated on the Arabian Peninsula. With a distinctive head shape and high tail carriage, the Arabian is one of the most easily recognizable horse breeds in the world. It … Continue reading

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Most Neanderthals Gone Before Modern Humans

New findings from an international team of researchers show that most Neanderthals in Europe died off around 50,000 years ago. The previously held view of a Europe populated by a stable Neanderthal population for hundreds of thousands of years up … Continue reading

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New microchip separates cells

cell chip

Cell rolling is a common mechanism cells use to navigate through the body. During inflammation, for example, the endothelial cells that line blood vessels present certain molecules that attract white blood cells just enough to divert them from the rest … Continue reading

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