Archive: 02/03/2011

New interpretation of Antarctic ice cores

Climate researchers at the Alfred Wegener Institute for Polar and Marine Research in the Helmholtz Association (AWI) expand a prevalent theory regarding the development of ice ages. In the current issue of the journal Nature ...

dateMar 02, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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Missing sunspots: Solar mystery solved

The Sun has been in the news a lot lately because it's beginning to send out more flares and solar storms. Its recent turmoil is particularly newsworthy because the Sun was very quiet for an unusually long time. Astronomers ...

dateMar 02, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Scientists show how men amp up their X chromosome

What makes a man? His clothes? His car? His choice of scotch? The real answer, says Brown University biologist Erica Larschan, is the newly understood activity of a protein complex that, like a genetic power tool, gives enzymes ...

dateMar 02, 2011 in Genetics
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S. Korea expands high-speed wireless coverage

South Korean telecom operator KT said Wednesday it has expanded its high-speed wireless broadband network to cover 85 percent of the population in what is already one of the world's most wired countries.

dateMar 02, 2011 in Telecom
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