Archive for May, 2009

Smart Whale Tricks

May 27th, 2009 No comments

“Sneaky sperm whales had been snagging an easy meal by stealing black cod from deep-sea fishing lines off Sitka, Alaska. Now, underwater video has revealed their cod-thieving secret: The giant marine mammals pluck the fishing line at one end to shake the black cod free at the other end.”

How little we know of the secret lives of these masters of the Earth’s Oceans!

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Leveraging Space & Medical Imaging Technology To Preserve Ancient Knowledge

May 9th, 2009 No comments

“In a 21st-century version of the age of discovery, teams of computer scientists, conservationists and scholars are fanning out across the globe in a race to digitize crumbling literary treasures.”

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