UCLA Knows Where to Find Osama bin Laden
The intelligence necessary to track down Osama bin Laden, according to the Telegraph, may travel straight from the Ivory Tower to the desert caves of Pakistan.
The MIT International Review recently published a paper by a UCLA research team headed by a geography professor named Thomas Gillespie. Gillespe and Co. report that it may be possible to all but pinpoint bin Laden using mathematical models based on the spread of animal species.
Apparently, taking into account the Taliban tsar's "need for security, electricity, high ceilings to accommodate his 6ft 4in frame and spare rooms for his bodyguards," the search can be narrowed to three-walled compound in a North West Pakistani town. This is some impressive research, no doubt. But will bin Laden's behavior really follow the patterns set by other animals? Maybe suicide bombings are more common in the animal community than currently known.
Pfizer's partnerships strengthen their ability to deliver vaccines in developing countries.
- Community healthcare workers face many challenges in their work, including often traveling far distances to see their clients
- Pfizer is helping to drive the UN's sustainable development goals through partnerships.
- Pfizer partnered with AMP and the World Health Organization to develop a training program for healthcare workers.
The controversy around the Torah codes gets a new life.
- Mathematicians claim to see a predictive pattern in the ancient Torah texts.
- The code is revealed by a method found with special computer software.
- Some events described by reading the code took place after the code was written.
Be glad your name isn't attached to any of these bad ideas.
- Some inventions can be celebrated during their time, but are proven to be devastating in the long run.
- The inventions doesn't have to be physical. Complex mathematical creations that create money for Wall Street can do as much damage, in theory, as a gas that destroys the ozone layer.
- Inventors can even see their creations be used for purposes far different than they had intended.
Orangutans join humans and bees in a very exclusive club
- Orangutan mothers wait to sound a danger alarm to avoid tipping off predators to their location
- It took a couple of researchers crawling around the Sumatran jungle to discover the phenomenon
- This ability may come from a common ancestor
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