Archive: 12/10/2013

Cotton waste becomes biodegradable packaging

Proprietary agricultural waste blends provided by U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientists to industry partners are being used in a new process that literally grows custom packaging products to protect ...

dateDec 10, 2013 in Ecology
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Garage scientists benefit society

The hobbyists who conduct biology in their garage are not a threat to society, according to a recent report published by the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars. They aren't developing a new ...

dateDec 10, 2013 in Other
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Drawing the line between stars and brown dwarfs

(Phys.org) —Stars come in a tremendous size range, from many tens of times bigger than the Sun to a tiny fraction of its size. But the answer to just how small an astronomical body can be, and still be ...

dateDec 10, 2013 in Astronomy
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Utah supervolcanoes discovered

(Phys.org) —Brigham Young University geologists found evidence of some of the largest volcanic eruptions in earth's history right in their own backyard.

dateDec 10, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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