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.

dateApr 01, 2011 in Ecology
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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 ...

dateApr 01, 2011 in Space Exploration
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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 ...

dateApr 01, 2011 in Engineering
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