Science News Archive - September 11, 2008


Researchers announced on Tuesday the rediscovery of a tiny frog species in a remote area of Australia's tropical north thought by many experts to be extinct.

By Cheefus, Mekonya Lt. Col. Marie Lowe, an Army Reserve Soldier and commander of the Selective Service Detachment in Pittsburgh, Pa., was awarded the 2008 Carnegie Science Teacher award for the elementary level on May 9, 2008 at Carnegie Museum of Pittsburgh.

By LINDA McKEE HUNDREDS of fish have been killed in a Portadown river in the third such incident in the area in recent weeks. Officers from the Northern Ireland Environment Agency are investigating the fish kill at Ballybay River at Corcrain, close to Corcrain nature reserve and natural wetland.

With no buildings over three stories in height, only two main streets in the entire town, and a beautiful white sand coastline, it's easy to unwind in the former fishing village of Puerto Morelos.

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Construction on AC Plant Has Started; Production Scheduled for 2010 ADA-ES, Inc. Michael D. Durham, Ph.D., MBA, President Mark H. McKinnies, CFO 303-734-1727 www.ades.com or Investor Relations Counsel: The Equity Group Inc.

TROY, Mich., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- AkzoNobel, world's largest supplier of paints and coatings, has significantly strengthened its position in the automotive plastics decorating market through the acquisition of Soliant LLC, a leading manufacturer of decorative paint and bright films.


Researchers confirmed the discovery of an African animal so secretive it was once believed to be a mythical unicorn has been caught on camera in the wild.

Word of the Day
  • The horn of a unicorn considered as a medical or pharmacological ingredient.
  • A winged horse with a single horn on its head; a winged unicorn.
The word 'alicorn' comes from Italian alicorno, already associated with unicorns and reinterpreted, popularized by Bearing an Hourglass (1984) and other fantasy novels by Piers Anthony.