Archive: 05/03/2009

Researchers welcome Obama's emphasis on science

Valentino Stella had not expected President Barack Obama to mention science in his inaugural address. But when he promised to "restore science to its rightful place, and wield technology's wonders to raise health-care's quality ...

dateMar 05, 2009 in Other
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Politicians using Twitter in growing numbers

John McCain took to the Senate floor Monday and talked about twittering. For the increasingly popular networking tool, it was either a moment that marked the technology's full-bore entry into the cultural mainstream -- or ...

dateMar 05, 2009 in Internet
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Geologists map rocks to soak CO2 from air

A new report by scientists at Columbia University's Earth Institute and the US Geological Survey points to an abundant supply of carbon-trapping rock in the US that could be used to help stabilize global warming.

dateMar 05, 2009 in Environment
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