Quantcast

Science News Archive - January 29, 2010

ac3144134b0b96324e1fb9344c7ccaf91

Despite a toughening political climate, Barack Obama put himself firmly behind the effort to get a climate change bill through Congress Wednesday night – but said it must include a new generation of nuclear power.

fa2ece397d9370a451f5072c1b82e78d1

Researchers have used a combined fish tank and sound-proof chamber to show for the first time that catfish of all ages can communicate with one another.

4a2e9a6ee0df813d931188df4a1009651

Going about their day-to-day business, bees have no need to be able to recognize human faces.

46a21d611b6fb9486be6275276619c6a1

British company DMCii is using satellites to acquire new images of the Congo rainforests from space, validating a system that can map the vast Congo Basin every year to measure changes in its forest cover.

d4b2604e74cae731e06d8a7fed5eb9781

Climate change can be a daunting topic for most adults to grasp, let alone kids.

Association for Molecular Pathology releases a position statement on the oversight of laboratory developed tests to foster discussion among stakeholders and meets with the US Food and Drug Administration.

22dd930c52efa040cc1c04c22b5acc281

Just like 1980s song by the Commodores, "Three Times a Lady," Olga has become a tropical storm for the third time in northern Australia.

ec7393ce103927e0746b83dd4954cadb1

NASA's Tropical Rainfall Measuring Mission or TRMM satellite and NASA's Aqua satellite have observed the rainfall patterns and temperatures within Tropical Depression 11S, and they indicate the storm is becoming extra-tropical.

6d85d2098357b2f895a270e7418eb50d1

Nisha is not expected to maintain its tropical storm status this weekend, because it is being battered by wind shear.

Word of the Day
coulisse
  • One of the side scenes of the stage in a theater, or the space included between the side scenes.
  • The outside stock exchange, or “curb market,” of Paris.
  • A flute or groove on the blade of a sword.
  • A section of stage scenery placed in a wing of a theatre.
The word 'coulisse' comes from a French word meaning "sliding door".
Related