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Science News Archive - September 27, 2008

A Mushroom compost manufacturer has been ordered to take action to reduce the smell produced by the process. Cotswold District Council is taking action against Agricultural Supply Company Limited, of Fairford.

Gulfport Energy Corp. has restored partial production at both its West Cote Blanche Bay and Hackberry fields in Louisiana after Hurricane Ike. Gulfport's coastal Louisiana facilities sustained no major structural damage.

By Theresa Riniker The good news is that work along Sherwood Avenue is complete. The bad news? Costs over-shot anticipated expenditures due to unforeseen circumstances, City Manager Al Griffiths and Public Works Director Mark Fluhr told council members at the Monday, Sept.

100 years agoSept. 25, 1908A large number of farmers expressed themselves Saturday as well pleased with the outcome of the special election held here recently for the improvement of Rocky street.

Swedish scientists say an employee's working environment can play a part in the development of rheumatoid arthritis.

Up-dating what you already have not only makes sound economic sense, it is also more eco-friendly than throwing it away and buying new. But there are other "green" steps you can take. The eco trend looks set to stay and, when it comes to your lounge, it's all about attitude.

By Chris Fay THE population of the North is growing more slowly than other areas of the country, statistics have revealed.

By Kimberley, Miranda Professional gardeners from private estates, public gardens and independent businesses discovered methods to manage their gardens sustainably at the National Trust property Nymans Garden in Sussex earlier this month.

By Hoffman, Ross N Ponte, Rui M; Kostelich, Eric J; Blumberg, Alan; Szunyogh, Istvan; Vinogradov, Sergey V; Henderson, John M ABSTRACT Data assimilation approaches that use ensembles to approximate a Kalman filter have many potential advantages for oceanographic applications.

By Anonymous A horticultural hotbed with more than 1,000 flora and fauna species in the heart of one of the world's most famous botanical gardens has won national recognition. Waun Las in the National Botanic Garden of Wales was made the country's first national nature reserve last week.

Word of the Day
conjunto
  • A style of popular dance music originating along the border between Texas and Mexico, characterized by the use of accordion, drums, and 12-string bass guitar and traditionally based on polka, waltz, and bolero rhythms.
The word 'conjunto' comes through Spanish, from Latin coniūnctus, past participle of coniungere, to join together; see conjoin