Archive: 10/07/2012

One million species, and counting

Just weeks after adding its millionth Web page, the online biology clearinghouse the Encyclopedia of Life (EOL) has received a major grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation that will allow it to continue its mission of ...

dateJul 10, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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Snow could offset global warming in Antarctica

Increased snowfall in Antarctica could offset the future impact of global warming on the continent, according to research carried out by a French team comprising researchers from the Laboratoire de Glaciologie et Géophysique ...

dateJul 10, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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Sizing up Southern California

Contrary to some perceptions, the large influx of Asian and Latino immigrants into Southern California over the past 60 years has resulted in stronger and safer multicultural communities, according to new research led by ...

dateJul 10, 2012 in Social Sciences
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Kudzu crusade

A controlled burn licked its way across 42 acres on the Oak Ridge Reservation as Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Natural Resources Management Team completed another step towards eliminating kudzu, an invasive exotic species ...

dateJul 10, 2012 in Ecology
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Celebrity at stand-up reception

Higgs or not Higgs? That is the question, of course. Physicists nevertheless already consider finding the new particle - whatever it may be – to be one of the most important discoveries of recent decades. If it does ...

dateJul 10, 2012 in General Physics
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