Archive: 02/03/2014

Arctic lakes show climate on thin ice

(Phys.org) —Ice in northern Alaska's lakes during winter months is on the decline. Twenty years of satellite radar imagery show how changes in our climate are affecting high-latitude environments.

dateFeb 03, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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Togo intensifies crackdown on ivory trafficking

Togo is intensifying its efforts to crack down on ivory trafficking after a number of large seizures, warning smugglers that the country will no longer be a staging post for the illegal trade.

dateFeb 03, 2014 in Ecology
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Physicists correct quantum errors

Scientists from the FOM Foundation and the Technical University Delft, working together at the Kavli Institute of Nanoscience, have succeeded in detecting and correcting errors during the storage of quantum ...

dateFeb 03, 2014 in Quantum Physics
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Wary NKorea struggles to stay afloat in info age

It's late afternoon at the e-library in North Korea's Kim Il Sung University, where row after row of smartly dressed students sit quietly, their faces bathed in the glow of computer displays as they surf ...

dateFeb 03, 2014 in Internet
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