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2009-04-17 11:14:53

Sedimentary rocks created more than 2.4 billion years ago sometimes have an unusual sulfur isotope composition thought to be caused by the action of ultra violet light on volcanically produced sulfur dioxide in an oxygen poor atmosphere.

2009-03-24 09:15:09

Unraveling the origins of agriculture in different regions around the globe has been a challenge for archeologists.

2009-03-09 09:33:00

SUNNYVALE, Calif., March 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Picarro, Inc. has partnered with O.I. Corporation, d.b.a. O.I. Analytical, (Nasdaq: OICO) to develop a turnkey analyzer to measure total organic carbon (TOC) as well as the carbon stable isotope ratio (delta-13C).

2008-12-12 10:05:58

With help from newly developed equipment designed and built at Michigan State University, MSU researchers have been able to make first-of-its-kind measurements of several rare nuclei, one of which has been termed a "holy grail" of experimental nuclear physics. The discoveries, made at MSU's National Superconducting Cyclotron Laboratory using an isotope purification device, will help to refine theoretical models about how elements are created in the cosmos. Until now, this was beyond the...

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2008-10-10 12:47:08

University of Michigan researchers have developed a new tool that uses natural "fingerprints" in coal to track down sources of mercury polluting the environment.

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2008-02-26 00:35:00

Researchers at University of Utah reported Monday that a single strand of hair can reveal a history of which areas within the United States a person has been living or spending time.


Word of the Day
tourtiere
  • a meat pie that is usually eaten at Christmas in Quebec
The word 'tourtiere' comes from the French tourte, or passenger pigeon.
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