Clever tool use in parrots and crows


ScienceDaily (June 10, 2011) — The kea, a New Zealand parrot, and the New Caledonian crow are members of the two most intelligent avian families. Researchers from the Department of Cognitive Biology of the University…

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‘Computer synapse’ analyzed at the nanoscale


Researchers at Hewlett Packard and the University of California, Santa Barbara, have analysed in unprecedented detail the physical and chemical properties of an electronic device that computer engineers hope will transform computing. Memristors, short for…

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