Archive: 09/01/2008

Global warming greatest in past decade

Researchers confirm that surface temperatures in the Northern Hemisphere were warmer over the last 10 years than any time during the last 1300 years, and, if the climate scientists include the somewhat controversial data ...

Sep 01, 2008 3 / 5 (79) 73

Switchable bio-adhesion

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers have developed a new type of property-changing polymer: It is water-repellent at 37°C, which makes it an ideal culture substrate for biological cells. At room temperature it attracts ...

Sep 01, 2008 4.7 / 5 (11) 3

Tutankhamen fathered twins

(PhysOrg.com) -- Two foetuses found in the tomb of Tutankhamen may have been twins and were very likely to have been the children of the teenage Pharaoh, according to the anatomist who first studied the mummified remains ...

Sep 01, 2008 4.2 / 5 (6) 0

Caribbean resorts need to be carbon-neutral

The growth in the number of tourists jetting off from UK airports to Caribbean holiday resorts is likely to be effected by policies to tackle climate change, according to an Oxford University researcher. The ...

Sep 01, 2008 2.8 / 5 (9) 2