Archive: 04/01/2011

Huge ivory haul seized in Thailand

Thai customs said on Friday they had seized two tonnes of ivory worth over $3.3 million hidden in a shipment of frozen fish -- equivalent to more than 120 elephants killed.

Apr 01, 2011
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Keeping astronauts safe from meteroids

Every day, about 100 tons of meteoroids bombard the Earth's atmosphere. These tiny particles can cause serious damage to spacecraft and astronauts alike. So how do we ensure the safety of space explorers and ...

Apr 01, 2011
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Group sets plans for largest radio telescope ever

(PhysOrg.com) -- Proving that a lot of little things can go a long way, a group of astronomers have revealed plans to build and install a radio telescope array out of thousands of small inexpensive dishes, ...

Apr 01, 2011 report
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Flotsam from Japan's tsunami to hit US West Coast

(AP) -- John Anderson has discovered just about everything during the 30 years he's combed Washington state's beaches - glass fishing floats, hockey gloves, bottled messages, even hundreds of mismatched pairs ...

Apr 01, 2011
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Rotten meat doesn't stand a chance

When it comes to packaged fish or meat, it is nearly impossible to distinguish between fresh goods and their inedible counterparts. Researchers have now developed a sensor film that can be integrated into ...

Apr 01, 2011
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