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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.”

http://www.livescience.com/animals/090526-whale-clicks.html

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.”

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB124173896716198603.html

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