Latest Chris Scholin Stories

2011-05-23 09:56:04

New robotic labs are now going mobile to collect ocean samples.

2006-03-30 07:10:00

DNA analysis of deep-sea vent microbes has revealed that they represent some of the planet's oldest forms of life. Some four billion years ago, life on Earth may have had its origin in similar vent environments.

Word of the Day
  • The abrogation of a law by a higher authority; annulment.
  • In music, during the eighteenth century, a song or an instrumental piece similar to the serenade, intended for performance in the open air.
The word 'cassation' comes from the French 'cassation', from Latin 'casso' ("destroy, annul").