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Science News Archive - November 01, 2009

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Next year is the ‘Year of the Tiger’ according to the Chinese calendar, but conservationists say signs are ominous for the endangered animal.

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A gold nanocage covered with a polymer is a smart drug delivery system.

Word of the Day
negawatt
  • A unit of saved energy.
Coined by Amory Lovins, chairman of the Rocky Mountain Institute as a contraction of negative watt on the model of similar compounds like megawatt.