Science News Archive - October 18, 2010
The Hoover Dam now is neighbor to a massive bridge held up by the longest arch in the Western Hemisphere.
An exhibit at Washington's Natural History Museum is aimed at helping to draw attention to coral reefs, which face stress, degradation and outright extinction due to human activity.
It turns out that the undisputed king of the dinosaurs, Tyrannosaurus rex, didn't just eat other dinosaurs but also each other.
While it's still hotly debated among scientists whether climate change causes a shift from the traditional form of El Nino to one known as El Nino Modoki, online in the journal Nature Geoscience, scientists now say that El Nino Modoki affects long-term changes in currents in the North Pacific Ocean.
The Gulf of Mexico oil spill couldnâ€™t have occurred at a worse time for bluefin tuna: they had come to the area â€“ a major spawning ground â€“ to produce offspring.
The Falbygden area of central VÃ¤stergÃ¶tland in southwestern Sweden is home to one of northern Europe's greatest concentrations of megalithic graves from the New Stone Age (approx. 4000-1500 BC).
The conservation of the royal warship Vasa, which sank in Stockholm on her maiden voyage in 1628 and was raised in 1961, has provided a unique insight into how large waterlogged wooden archaeological relics can be preserved for the future, reveals an evaluation of the conservation program by a researcher at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden.
The pre-Columbian Indian societies that once lived in the Amazon rainforests may have been much larger and more advanced than researchers previously realized.
Delegates from the United Nations (UN) met to discuss ways to protect plant and animal life as a 12-day international conference on biodiversity kicked off Monday in Nagoya, Japan.
If you're having a bad day, you may want to stay away from listening to commercials for Lululemon or Coca Cola.
- 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.