Archive: 11/13/2013

Fungus kills ticks

Ticks may be facing a dangerous fate. In the TICLESS project, Bioforsk, the Norwegian Institute for Agricultural and Environmental Research, is hoping to determine whether fungus can kill ticks in sheep pastures. ...

dateNov 13, 2013 in Plants & Animals
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Young stars paint spectacular stellar landscape

Astronomers at ESO have captured the best image so far of the clouds around the star cluster NGC 3572. This image shows how these clouds of gas and dust have been sculpted into bubbles, arcs and the odd features ...

dateNov 13, 2013 in Astronomy
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Australia PM moves to repeal climate tax

Australia's new conservative Prime Minister Tony Abbott Wednesday moved to abolish a carbon tax designed to combat climate change as his first major economic reform since taking office.

dateNov 13, 2013 in Environment
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