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Sea Anemones In Antarctica Find A Home On The Ice
2014-01-17 07:46:08

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A team of scientists and engineers with the Antarctic Geological Drilling (ANDRILL) Program used a camera-equipped robot to explore beneath the Ross Ice Shelf off Antarctica, making an astonishing discovery. The team found many thousands of small sea anemones that were burrowed into the underside of the ice shelf with their tentacles protruding into frigid water like flowers on a ceiling. "The pictures blew my mind," said...

Research Quality X-rays Could Have Widespread Applications
2013-11-25 08:27:00

University of Nebraska-Lincoln Using a compact but powerful laser, a research team at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln has developed a new way to generate synchrotron X-rays. Although the high quality of synchrotron X-rays make them ideal for research ranging from the structure of matter to advanced medical images, access to the technology has been limited until now. Most traditional synchrotron X-ray devices are gigantic and costly, available only at a few sites around the world....

2012-03-20 23:01:36

To date, the bed bug problem in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln is costing the school $300,000 for treatment. Wanting to be of help to minimize the spending, BedBugControl911.com suggested the use of pesticide exempt bed bug spray. Cincinnati, OH (PRWEB) March 20, 2012 The University of Nebraska-Lincoln housing has been battling bed bugs for two months now. And just a few days ago, it finally gave an estimate as to the amount that the pests are costing them. The figure is a massive $300...

Climate Change Drove Shrinkage In Ancient Horse
2012-02-24 05:39:51

The ancient sifrhippus, the earliest known horse, lived around 50 million years ago. It was very distinct in its appearance because it was only about the size of a modern day house cat, weighing in around 12 pounds. The horse lived in what is known as the Paleocene-Eocene Thermal Maximum (PETM), a 175,000 year period where the Earth's atmospheric temperature rose by about 10 degrees Fahrenheit, caused by a great release of carbon into the atmosphere and oceans. In response to the...

2012-01-13 12:36:28

Employees who imagine confident, positive coworkers are more productive in real life, study finds Quick, come up with an imaginary co-worker. Did you imagine someone who is positive, confident, and resourceful? Who rises to the occasion in times of trouble? If so, then chances are that you also display those traits in your own life, a new study finds. University of Nebraska-Lincoln researchers have found that study participants who conjured positive imaginary co-workers contributed...

2012-01-05 12:53:48

New study brings to light physiological, cognitive differences of political left and right From cable TV news pundits to red-meat speeches in Iowa and New Hampshire, our nation's deep political stereotypes are on full display: Conservatives paint self-indulgent liberals as insufferably absent on urgent national issues, while liberals say fear-mongering conservatives are fixated on exaggerated dangers to the country. A new study from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln suggests there are...


Word of the Day
snash
  • To talk saucily.
  • Insolent, opprobrious language; impertinent abuse.
This word is Scots in origin and probably imitative.