Monthly Archives: June 2010

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http://www.newsdaily.com/stories/tre65n5t5-us-genes-jumping/ “Jumping genes” make each person unique: study From the page: “Stretches of DNA known as “jumping” genes are far more common than anyone thought, and almost everyone has a unique pattern of them, U.S. researchers reported on Thursday. They … Continue reading

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That misery called meditation: What seven days of silence did to my head. – By Tim Wu – Slate Magazine

http://www.slate.com/id/2257585/pagenum/all That Misery Called MeditationWhat seven days of silence did to my head. What seven days of silence did to my head. From the page: “Robert Wright, the New York Times online columnist and author of The Evolution of God, … Continue reading

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Plato: ancient Greek philosophers secret music code cracked by British scientists – Telegraph

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/culturenews/7863036/Plato-ancient-Greek-philosophers-secret-music-code-cracked-by-British-scientists.html Plato: ancient Greek philosopher’s ‘secret music code’ cracked by British scientists The works of Plato, the ancient classical Greek philosopher, appear to contain a hidden musical code, a British academic has claimed. From the page: “Researchers claimed they cracked … Continue reading

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Plato Code Cracked | Geekosystem

http://www.geekosystem.com/plato-code/ The Plato Code: Secret Symbols Discovered in Plato’s Books From the page: “A researcher at the University of Manchester has discovered a pattern of symbols embedded in ancient Greek philosopher Plato’s writings which give them a musical structure. According … Continue reading

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Why woman are better at recognising faces than men | Mail Online

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1290020/Why-woman-better-recognising-faces-men.html?ITO=1490 Why women are better at recognising faces than men From the page: “… Scientists who carried out the research say the reason for the disparity in the figures may lie in the way each sex analyses a face. They … Continue reading

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The Real Concern When Couples Fight: Scientific American Podcast

http://www.scientificamerican.com/podcast/episode.cfm?id=the-real-concern-when-couples-fight-10-06-26 The Real Concern When Couples Fight New research reveals that nearly all fights between romantic partners can be distilled into two fundamental complaints. Christie Nicholson reports From the page: “Fights between couples are personal. So it makes sense that … Continue reading

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http://news.yahoo.com/s/nm/20100626/bs_nm/us_obama_banks Obama calls for bank tax as next step in reform FROM THE PAGE: “President Barack Obama, fresh from a win on a sweeping overhaul of Wall Street regulations, on Saturday urged Congress to take up his proposal for a … Continue reading

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