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PhysOrg
Chameleons' swiveling eyes not as independent as once thoughtWell known among nature's best tricksters for their ability to change color to
Chameleons' swiveling eyes not as independent as once thought
PhysOrg / Posted 10 days ago
Well known among nature's best tricksters for their ability to change color to fit their background, chameleons have yet another talent up their lizardly sleeves – eyes that swivel around and appear to be looking in two directions at once. In... Read more
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CNET
Computer game for chameleons tests their telescopic eyesOne of the things chameleons are known for, aside from their colour-changing sk
Computer game for chameleons tests their telescopic eyes
CNET / Posted 11 days ago
One of the things chameleons are known for, aside from their colour-changing skin, is their rather marvellous eyes. With top and bottom eyelids fused together, the chameleon peers through a small hole left between them; but the entire structure can... Read more
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The Jewish Press
Harvard, Stanford, MIT top 2015 Shanghai Ranking, Hebrew U 67th, Technion 18th in CSView of the Hebrew University campus at "Mount Scopus." Photo Credit: Miriam Al
Harvard, Stanford, MIT top 2015 Shanghai Ranking, Hebrew U 67th, Technion 18th in CS
The Jewish Press / Posted 15 days ago
View of the Hebrew University campus at "Mount Scopus." Photo Credit: Miriam Alster/FLASh90 (JNi.media) Harvard University is still number one in the world, for the 13th year, in the 2015 Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) released on... Read more
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Independent
Nobel Prize: UK universities fail to make top 10 list for most science and medical winnersBut British institutions are falling behind foreign rivals when it comes to hos
Nobel Prize: UK universities fail to make top 10 list for most science and medical winners
Independent / Posted 26 days ago
But British institutions are falling behind foreign rivals when it comes to hosting academics who win the awards, according to a US-dominated league table. Not one British institution made the top 10 of those with science and medical Nobel... Read more
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The Jewish Advocate
Technion leader visits BostonChestnut Hill: Major General (Res.) Amos Horev spoke to American Technion Socie
Technion leader visits Boston
The Jewish Advocate / Posted 26 days ago
Chestnut Hill: Major General (Res.) Amos Horev spoke to American Technion Society (ATS) supporters and friends at a luncheon at Legal Sea Foods. Horev is Chairman of the Israel Technion Society and Deputy Chair of the Technion International Board of... Read more
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PhysOrg
A web-based application for biorefinery design and evaluation of serial biomass fermentationTwo single computer-model modules are used by BioLEGO to characterize a two-ste
A web-based application for biorefinery design and evaluation of serial biomass fermentation
PhysOrg / Posted 27 days ago
Two single computer-model modules are used by BioLEGO to characterize a two-step/two-organism fermentation process. Any two building blocks can be used, assuming they are represented in compatible model formats. The application will support more... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Feds award $114M grant to University of Toronto for regenerative medicine programTORONTO -- The University of Toronto has been awarded a $114-million federal gr
Feds award $114M grant to University of Toronto for regenerative medicine program
Calgary Sun / Posted 29 days ago
TORONTO -- The University of Toronto has been awarded a $114-million federal grant for a new regenerative medicine program aimed at developing innovative cell-based treatments for such major diseases as cancer, diabetes and blindness. The seven-year... Read more

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