Archive: 10/12/2009

Asian carp raises fear and loathing on Great Lakes

(AP) -- After nearly four decades as a fishing guide on the Great Lakes, Pat Chrysler has seen enough damage from invasive species to fear what giant, ravenous Asian carp could do to the nation's largest bodies of freshwater.

dateDec 10, 2009 in Ecology
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Cyclone Cleo back down to tropical storm status

Cleo has run into wind shear and it has weakened it from a cyclone to a tropical storm. Cleo's maximum sustained winds are now down to 69 mph, and expected to continue falling. NASA's TRMM satellite noticed that an opening ...

dateDec 10, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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'Fighting' IED attacks with SCARE technology

( -- University of Maryland researchers have developed and successfully tested new computer software and computational techniques to analyze patterns of improvised explosive device (IED) attacks in Iraq, Afghanistan ...

dateDec 10, 2009 in Computer Sciences
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