Archive: 10/12/2007

Methane from microbes: a fuel for the future

Microbes could provide a clean, renewable energy source and use up carbon dioxide in the process, suggested Dr James Chong at a Science Media Centre press briefing today.

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Red sky at night -- astronomers delight

A collaboration of over 50 astronomers, The IPHAS consortium, led from the UK, with partners in Europe, USA, Australia, has released today the first comprehensive optical digital survey of our own Milky Way. Conducted by ...

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Solving another mystery of an amazing water walker

Walking on water may seem like a miracle to humans, but it is a ho-hum for the water strider and scientists who already solved the mystery of that amazing ability. Now researchers in Korea are reporting a long-sought explanation ...

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Rare cranes make detour

Rare whooping cranes have appeared in an Illinois county for the first time since the 1800s.

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