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Ancient Civilizations Reveal Ways To Manage Fisheries For Sustainability
2012-03-24 03:06:20

In the search for sustainability of the ocean's fisheries, solutions can be found in a surprising place: the ancient past.

2012-03-20 23:01:52

Affordable and accessible RAFT (Resource Area For Teaching) materials help Stanford University student make educational hands on Activity Kits to effectively engage children with special needs.

2012-03-14 20:39:01

Researchers from Stanford University and the U.S. Department of Energy's SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have created the first-ever system of "designer electrons" – exotic variants of ordinary electrons with tunable properties that may ultimately lead to new types of materials and devices.

The Blue Planet's New Water Budget
2012-03-06 04:28:52

Investigating the history of water on Earth is critical to understanding the planet's climate. One central question is whether Earth has always had the same amount of water on and surrounding it, the same so-called "water budget".

2012-03-05 13:11:22

Researchers working at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory have used powerful X-rays to help decipher how certain natural antibiotics defy a longstanding set of chemical rules – a mechanism that has baffled organic chemists for decades.

2012-03-03 21:00:00

Accomplished leaders Barry L. Cox, James D. Plummer and John J. Tracy bring expertise and insight to Olin's President's Council. Needham, Mass.

WSJ: Google Used Illicit Code To Track iPhone Activity
2012-02-17 13:36:17

Google, along with a handful of advertising companies, has been using a piece of clandestine code to get around security settings in Apple’s Safari web browser in order to track iPhone users’ online activities.


Word of the Day
cespitose
  • Growing in low tufty patches.
The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.
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