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Medieval Islamic designs reveal breakthrough in tiled pattern-making
...AS, the nonprofit science society. Many walls of medieval
Islamic buildings have ornate geometric star-and-p...of lines. Researchers have generally believed that medieval
artisans constructed these patterns using a straightedge and compass. In their Science paper, P...
Phyloinformatics Hackathon at the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center
... the relationships among human languages and among medieval
manuscripts. Researchers rely on a bewildering array of phylogenetic methods for various specialized tasks. Solving complex problems often relies putting these individual methods together in complex ways. "The flowchart can get very complicated ver...
Leibniz Prize winners 2007 announced
...an, Ann Arbor. For four years he has been teaching medieval
history at the University of Bielefeld, where he also heads the School for Historical Research. Prof. Dr. Guinevere Kauffmann (37), Astrophysics, Max Planck Institute for Astrophysics, Garching (2.5 million euros) Guinevere Kauffmann investigates...
Extreme life, marine style highlights 2006 ocean census
...archives from Roman times in the Adriatic Sea, the medieval
era in Northern Europe, to Colonial times in North America and Australia, they confirmed the fears that exploitation and habitat destruction depleted 90 percent of important species. They also confirmed elimination of 65 percent of seagrass and wetla...
Researchers trawl the origins of sea fishing in Northern Europe
...his rapid switch to intensive sea fisheries had on medieval
trading patterns. In York, the vast collections as...ocks. The project aims to link an understanding of medieval
economic development with the pressing current need to know what marine ecosystems were like before ...
Medieval diaries aid scientists ascertain increase in hot spots due to global warming
...mth (890 C 1170) in the Northern Hemisphere during medieval
times and for clearly colder periods (1580 C 1850) during the so-called "Little Ice Age". Their key conclusion was that the 20th century stands out as having unusually widespread warmth, compared to all of the natural warming and cooling episodes du...
Studies in Royal Society journals include stress in birds and depletion of medieval fish stocks
...Canada The origins of intensive marine fishing in medieval
Europe: the English evidence by Dr JH Barrett, Dr AM Locker and Professor CM Roberts The catastrophic impact of fishing pressure on commercial species is well documented, but the antiquity of their intensive exploitation has been poorly understood. ...