Archive: 06/08/2011

Tornado forecasting pushes scientific limits

Ernest Fawbush and Robert Miller made the first ever tornado forecast in March of 1948 using only paper, pencil, and a World War II-era radar -- but tornado forecasting has changed dramatically since that ...

Jun 08, 2011
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How cells' sensing hairs are made

(PhysOrg.com) -- Body cells detect signals that control their behavior through tiny hairs on the cell surface called cilia. Serious diseases and disorders can result when these cilia do not work properly. New research from ...

Jun 08, 2011
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Apple CEO pitches expansion to Calif. city council

(AP) -- Its ubiquitous products have already invaded the tech marketplace, and now Apple Inc. is seeking a fitting new Northern California home: a spaceship-like structure that will house an estimated 12,000 employees.

Jun 08, 2011
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Can evolution outpace climate change?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Animals and plants may not be able to evolve their way out of the threat posed by climate change, according to a UC Davis study of a tiny seashore animal. The work was published today (June ...

Jun 08, 2011
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