Science News Archive - January 17, 2010
Worrisome trends show eroding US competitive advantage in the world science and engineering environment.
An increase in the variability of local conditions could do more to harm biodiversity than slower shifts in climate, a new study has found.
The combination of low concentrations of oxygen and nutrients in the lower layers of the beaches of Alaska's Prince William Sound is slowing the aerobic biodegradation of oil remaining from the 1989 Exxon Valdez spill.
- A somewhat riotous parade, accompanied with the blowing of tin horns, and other discordant noises; also, a burlesque serenade; a charivari.