Archive: 04/12/2012

Discovery of the Musket Ball Cluster

(Phys.org) -- Using a combination of powerful observatories in space and on the ground, astronomers have observed a violent collision between two galaxy clusters in which so-called normal matter has been wrenched ...

dateApr 12, 2012 in Astronomy
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Strip-till improves soybean yield

Crop yield can be improved by ensuring adequate nutrient availability. But how should you place the fertilizer and what cropping system gives the best yields?

dateApr 12, 2012 in Other
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CO2 is messing with coral skeletons

(Phys.org) -- An international scientific team has carried out the world’s first analysis of the impact of ocean acidification on every gene in the coral genome, throwing new light on the likely fate of corals under ...

dateApr 12, 2012 in Environment
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Online piracy pact ACTA hit by new EU setback

A controversial global pact to battle counterfeiting and online piracy faced a new setback on Thursday as the European Parliament's pointman on the legislation urged fellow lawmakers to reject it.

dateApr 12, 2012 in Internet
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Whale carcass washes ashore in S.Africa

The carcass of a 14-metre (46-foot) southern right whale has washed ashore in the south coast tourist town of Knysna, where volunteers Thursday were trying to haul it from rocks and back out to sea.

dateApr 12, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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