Archive: 11/02/2011

JPL airborne sensor to study 'Rivers in the Sky'

They're called atmospheric rivers - narrow regions in Earth's atmosphere that transport enormous amounts of water vapor across the Pacific or other regions. Aptly nicknamed "rivers in the sky," they can transport enough water ...

dateFeb 11, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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Diamonds not always a girl's best friend

With Valentine’s Day around the corner, jewelers are gearing up for a busy period as happy couples come shopping for the perfect engagement ring. Top of the list is the classic diamond, and this year there are more choices ...

dateFeb 11, 2011 in Other
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New model changes view of climate change

(PhysOrg.com) -- Using new, high-resolution global ocean circulation models, University of Massachusetts Amherst geoscientist Alan Condron, with Peter Winsor at the University of Alaska, report this week that massive glacial ...

dateFeb 11, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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Northern, Southern Swedes are genetically different

(PhysOrg.com) -- People from northern and southern Sweden differ from each other genetically, according to the largest genetic study of the Swedish population yet. Swedes also have genetically more in common with Germans ...

dateFeb 11, 2011 in Genetics
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