Monthly Archives: September 2010

Moraine Lake

Moraine Lake is a glacially-fed lake in Banff National Park, 14 kilometres (8.7 mi) outside the Village of Lake Louise, Alberta, Canada. It is situated in the Valley of the Ten Peaks, at an elevation of approximately 6,183 feet (1,885 … Continue reading

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Right Or Left?

Brain stimulation can change which hand you favor. When the left posterior parietal cortex of the brain received magnetic stimulation, right-handed volunteers were more likely to use their left hand to perform simple one-handed tasks, UC Berkeley research shows. Read … Continue reading

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City Life 'Boosts Bug Resistance'

People from traditionally urban areas could be genetically better suited to fighting infection, say researchers. Read more at BBC News.

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False Indicators

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Living Root Bridges

“In the depths of northeastern India, in one of the wettest places on earth, bridges aren’t built – they’re grown. The thin, tender roots of the rubber tree, prevented from fanning out by the betel nut trunks, grow straight out. … Continue reading

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Staging Nature

Not long after Chris Palmer broke into environmental filmmaking in the early 1980s, he brought home a newly completed film to show his wife, Gail. She loved it — especially the close-up of the grizzly bear splashing in a stream. … Continue reading

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Which Keyboard Layout Is Best For You?

1. Type or paste a large sample of text you’ve written here. You can paste in articles you’ve written, programming language code, text message speak, etc. Basically whatever you can think of. 2. The text will be analyzed to give … Continue reading

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