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Sun, 15 Jun 2008 04:41:20 GMTThe shuttle Discovery’s mission was devoted to further work on the $100 billion International Space Station.
Sun, 15 Jun 2008 17:03:41 GMTTrying to do right by the environment means sorting through the conflicting din.
Sun, 15 Jun 2008 04:16:19 GMTSeventeen years after the end of the Soviet Union, cotton is still king in Uzbekistan, where the environmental destruction linked to the diversion of rivers for irrigation continues unabated.
Sun, 15 Jun 2008 03:44:22 GMTAttempts are under way to make glassmaking, an old, stable technology that requires lots of material and energy, greener.
Sat, 14 Jun 2008 15:42:19 GMTChina is rapidly extending its lead over the United States as the world’s largest emitter of carbon dioxide, the main heat-trapping gas.
Thu, 12 Jun 2008 06:36:23 GMTNASA launched an observatory designed to detect radiation from exploding stars and black holes.
Thu, 12 Jun 2008 04:12:27 GMTNumbers of five species of sharks in the Mediterranean have dropped sharply over the last two centuries, a study says.
Thu, 12 Jun 2008 04:02:00 GMTAfter several tries, a robotic arm finally succeeded in placing clumps of extraterrestrial soil into the vehicle for analysis.
Thu, 12 Jun 2008 04:02:36 GMTSpace Adventures plans to buy a Soyuz flight in 2011, with the option of buying more. One of the passengers will likely be Google’s co-founder, Sergey Brin.
Fri, 13 Jun 2008 06:25:20 GMTFor the first time since the 1930s, federal biologists confirmed that a leatherback sea turtle has nested on a Texas beach, at the Padre Island National Seashore near Corpus Christi.
Thu, 12 Jun 2008 04:48:43 GMTThe International Astronomical Union announced the creation of the term “plutoid” for a dwarf planet beyond the orbit of Neptune.
Wed, 11 Jun 2008 15:16:59 GMTThe scientific academies of 13 countries on Tuesday urged the world to act more forcefully to limit the threat posed by human-driven global warming.
Tue, 10 Jun 2008 17:37:12 GMTA collection of scientific writings to be auctioned off next week constitutes pretty much a history of science and Western thought.
Fri, 13 Jun 2008 05:06:05 GMTFor the first time since the 1930s, federal biologists confirmed that a leatherback sea turtle has nested on a Texas beach, at the Padre Island National Seashore near Corpus Christi.
Wed, 11 Jun 2008 05:41:14 GMTAbout 50 countries, including Korea, Taiwan and Japan, closed their doors to American beef after the first confirmed case of mad cow disease was found in December 2003.
Tue, 10 Jun 2008 15:46:19 GMTA whole new dimension of evolutionary complexity for the brain has now emerged from a cross-species study.
Tue, 10 Jun 2008 02:45:43 GMTA detailed analysis of hairs taken from Napoleon’s head at four times in his life casts doubt on the theory that he died from arsenic poisoning.
Tue, 10 Jun 2008 14:56:23 GMTThe fisher’s ability to adapt quickly astounds biologists, who see it as a conservation success, but it has also cultivated a reputation as a killer of small pets.
Tue, 10 Jun 2008 23:20:31 GMTNew research suggests that the brain’s adaptive ability to see into the near future creates many common optical illusions.
Tue, 10 Jun 2008 02:48:38 GMTThere are only about 30 scientists among the 535 senators and representatives in the 110th Congress, but physics is on a roll.
Tue, 10 Jun 2008 16:54:34 GMTOfficials in the heart of Pennsylvania’s coal mining region are considering using natural gas at county facilities.
Tue, 10 Jun 2008 16:46:47 GMTA growing online community helps women cope with the many facets of infertility.
Tue, 10 Jun 2008 23:22:04 GMTThe physician-patient contract gives a doctor the right to dismiss a patient, but could I fire a patient because I didn’t like his mother?
Wed, 11 Jun 2008 03:44:45 GMTA new study of Cassini images shows there is a lot going on within Saturn’s F ring.
Tue, 10 Jun 2008 02:47:08 GMTDoes it get windier the higher up you go? Or does it depend on the wind conditions in general and the arrangement of surrounding buildings?
Tue, 10 Jun 2008 15:55:48 GMTResearchers have developed a much stronger type of paper that is made from much smaller fibrils of cellulose.
Tue, 10 Jun 2008 15:33:49 GMTPatients who adhered more strictly to the Mediterranean diet reduced their relative risk of diabetes by 83 percent, a new study found.
Tue, 10 Jun 2008 17:23:05 GMTConfounding scientists, some plant species show an ability to recognize (and prefer) their own relatives.
Tue, 10 Jun 2008 15:36:59 GMTA growing body of evidence shows that same-sex couples have a great deal to teach everyone else about marriage and relationships
Tue, 10 Jun 2008 23:18:07 GMTThe loss of the horseshoe crab would be tragic, researchers say, because so many contemporary life forms depend on them.
Fri, 13 Jun 2008 05:51:08 GMTFactor V Leiden (pronounced factor five) is the most common hereditary clotting disorder in the United States.
Tue, 10 Jun 2008 05:43:53 GMTA batch of ice for a sunburn may seem like the perfect remedy, but is it?