Science News Archive - May 28, 2009
The search is on for endangered Bengal tigers in the worldâ€™s largest mangrove forest after a cyclone caused havoc there killing at least 180 people.
Scientists say that a number of the United States' most populous east coast cities â€” including New York and Boston â€” could see higher than expected rises in sea levels if Greenlandâ€™s glacial-melt continues at its current rate.
Our brain is wired to identify gender based on facial cues and coloring, according to a new study published in the Journal of Vision.
Canaries that hear poor songs as juveniles nevertheless sing rather normal songs as adults.
The National Science Foundation (NSF) made its first major award under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to construct the Alaska Region Research Vessel (ARRV).
A strong earthquake hit Honduras early on Thursday, taking the life of a teen as it crushed homes and for a short time created a tsunami alert for the Caribbean coast.
Tensairity elements made of air filled membrane assemblies, rods and cables have already made a name for themselves in the construction world as extremely light yet strong load-bearing structures.
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