Archive: 06/06/2011

One year in isolation

The six men in the Mars500 facility near Moscow have been in isolation now 365 days. The European crewmembers have been writing in their latest letters home about the highlights, monotonous life, team spirit ...

dateJun 06, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Green cats eye up new kitty litter

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scratching around in the kitty tray could soon be a greener experience for cats in the UK and world-wide, thanks to a new type of low-cost cat litter developed by researchers at Imperial College ...

dateJun 06, 2011 in Materials Science
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Historian revises estimate of Civil War dead

The Civil War — already considered the deadliest conflict in American history — in fact took a toll far more severe than previously estimated. That’s what a new analysis of census data by Binghamton University ...

dateJun 06, 2011 in Other
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China accuses Google of 'political games'

(AP) -- The Chinese Communist Party's main newspaper lashed out at Google on Monday, saying its latest complaints of computer hacking traced to China were politically motivated and warning its business might suffer.

dateJun 06, 2011 in Internet
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Miscanthus adapts

An article in the current issue of Global Change Biology Bioenergy finds that natural populations of Miscanthus are promising candidates as second-generation energy sources because they have genetic variation that may in ...

dateJun 06, 2011 in Biotechnology
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