Archive: 02/13/2007

Researcher seeks 'missing piece' in climate change models

To most people, soil is just dirt. But to microbiologists, it is a veritable zoo of bacteria, fungi and nematodes. It's also a vast carbon dioxide factory. As these microorganisms consume carbon-based materials found in soil, ...

Feb 13, 2007 4.4 / 5 (8) 0

Lunar Eclipse

Picture this: The year is 2025 and you're on the moon. "Home" is 100 meters away—an outpost on the rim of Shackleton Crater. NASA started building it five years earlier, and it is growing fast. You're one ...

Feb 13, 2007 3.8 / 5 (14) 0

Molecules Under Hammer

How do you get information from a preparation that is transparent? How can you still see a three-dimensional image through a microscope? Dutch researcher Rajesh S. Pillai investigated a new way of illuminating ...

Feb 13, 2007 4.5 / 5 (2) 0