Archive: 11/01/2010

Focusing on aerosols through the macro lens

The devil is in the details, the very small details, when it comes to global climate models, and those details are now easier to see, thanks to climate change researchers from Pacific Northwest National Laboratory. ...

Nov 01, 2010
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How lead gets into urban vegetable gardens

One common mitigation approach is to build a raised bed and fill it with freshly composted, low-lead soil from elsewhere, right? Maybe not, according to researchers studying the mysterious case of the lead contamination found ...

Nov 01, 2010
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Researchers discover baby sauropod tracks

Staff at the Morrison Natural History Museum have again discovered infant dinosaur footprints in the foothills west of Denver, Colorado, near the town of Morrison. Dating from the Late Jurassic, some 148 million ...

Nov 01, 2010
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Corning profit rises in 3Q, but misses view

(AP) -- Corning Inc. said Monday its profit jumped 22 percent in the third quarter but it missed Wall Street expectations on lower sales of glass for flat-panel televisions.

Nov 01, 2010
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Indonesia volcano shoots new blast; 21 more rumble

(AP) -- Evacuees cringed and fled for cover Monday as an erupting volcano - one of 22 showing increased activity in Indonesia - let loose booming explosions of hot gas and debris in its most powerful blast in a deadly week. ...

Nov 01, 2010
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Researchers discover how to erase memory

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers working with mice have discovered that by removing a protein from the region of the brain responsible for recalling fear, they can permanently delete traumatic memories. Their report on a molecular ...

Nov 01, 2010
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