Archive: 05/14/2007

NASA mission explores world's deepest sinkhole

A NASA-funded expedition, including researchers from Carnegie Mellon University’s Robotics Institute, will begin searching for the submerged bottom of Mexico’s El Zacatón sinkhole with a robotic submarine the week of ...

May 14, 2007 4.4 / 5 (16) 0

Asexual worm quickly adapts to soil contamination

Soil contaminants lead to rapid genetic adaptations in the nematode Acrobeloides nanus. The worms from contaminated soil live longer and lay more eggs under polluted conditions than the worms from unpolluted soil. Dutch-sponsored ...

May 14, 2007 3.5 / 5 (2) 0