Science News Archive - July 12, 2007


Are you brave enough to share an evening in the forest with a bunch of life-size dinosaurs with 6-inch teeth? How about spending time with a walking, growling 45-foot tall, 75-foot long Brachiosaurus?

The Shaw Group Inc. (NYSE: SGR) today announced that it has acquired Ezeflow (NJ) Inc. ("TUBE-LINE"), a leading manufacturer of pipe fittings, which serves the power and process industries.


Wilting heat, deadly storms, flash floods, coastal erosion, more days with unhealthy air - those are just some of the effects of rising temperatures on the Northeast, a group of scientists reported Wednesday.

A rare ghost orchid has been found growing high in an old cypress tree in a southwest Florida nature preserve.

Word of the Day
  • An uxorious, effeminate, or spiritless man.
  • A timorous, cowardly fellow.
Probably a blend of meek and cock, or from meek +‎ -ock (“diminutive suffix”).