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Mapping Human Impacts On Top Marine Predators
2013-10-29 08:00:43

One of the richest ecosystems in the world, the California Current System, is driven by nutrient input from coastal upwelling and supports a great diversity of marine life. It is also heavily impacted by human activities, much like other coastal regions.

Sun And Sewage Harnessed To Produce Hydrogen Fuel Using New Device
2013-10-11 12:03:49

A novel device that uses only sunlight and wastewater to produce hydrogen gas could provide a sustainable energy source while improving the efficiency of wastewater treatment.

2013-09-27 10:17:00

Cancer encompasses a complex group of diseases traditionally defined by where in the body it originates, as in lung cancer or colon cancer.

2013-08-22 10:43:23

NASA has selected Millennium Engineering and Integration Co. of Arlington, Va., to support flight and mission projects, and research and development at the agency's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif.

University Of California Santa Cruz Acquires Powerful New Astrophysics Supercomputer System
2013-08-01 09:46:35

A new supercomputer recently installed at UC Santa Cruz provides an order of magnitude improvement in the ability of researchers to address fundamental questions in cosmology and astrophysics.

2013-06-10 10:38:00

Over the years ecologists have shown how biological diversity benefits the health of small, natural communities.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.