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New Study May Hold Clue To Proving the Gaia Theory
2012-05-18 04:30:16

The Gaia Hypothesis proposes that the Earth is actually a giant living organism, and a University of Maryland (UMD) study might have found the key to unlocking this mystery.

Sulphur And Iron Commonly Found In Old Shipwrecks
2012-05-16 08:47:46

Sulphur and iron compounds have been found in shipwrecks off the coast of Sweden and in the Baltic Sea, according to a new study.

2012-05-15 22:46:52

It may seem counterintuitive, but one way to reduce carbon dioxide emissions to the atmosphere may be to produce pure carbon dioxide in powerplants that burn fossil fuels.

Liquid-like Materials May Pave Way For New Thermoelectric Devices
2012-03-24 02:49:43

In the continual quest for better thermoelectric materials—which convert heat into electricity and vice versa—researchers have identified a liquid-like compound whose properties give it the potential to be even more efficient than traditional thermoelectrics.

2012-03-21 15:36:50

Spanish and Danish researchers have developed a method for the in vivo study of the unknown metabolism of selenium, an essential element for living beings.

2012-03-21 15:00:41

University of Illinois research reports that swine producers can feed distiller's dried grain with solubles (DDGS) to their pigs without concern for sulfur content.

2012-03-15 16:51:27

Canada defines itself as a nation that stretches from coast to coast to coast.

2012-02-08 23:52:55

Risks related to the critical nature of arsenic — used to make high-speed computer chips that contain gallium arsenide — outstrip those of other substances in a group of critical materials needed to sustain modern technology, a new study has found.


Word of the Day
lahar
  • A volcanic mudflow.
The word 'lahar' comes from Javanese.
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