Archive: 08/16/2011

Nature reaches for the high-hanging fruit

In the first study of its kind, researchers have used tools of paleontology to gain new insights into the diversity of natural plant chemicals. They have shown that during the evolution of these compounds nature doesn't settle ...

Aug 16, 2011 5 / 5 (1) 0

Can we bring the grayling back to Michigan?

(PhysOrg.com) -- Overfishing and destruction of its habitat have driven the Arctic grayling from its native Upper Michigan waters. But Michigan Technological University biologists Nancy Auer and Casey Huckins ...

Aug 16, 2011 4 / 5 (1) 0

Tsunami observed by radar

The tsunami that devastated Japan on March 11 was picked up by high-frequency radar in California and Japan as it swept toward their coasts, according to U.S. and Japanese scientists. This is the first time that a tsunami ...

Aug 16, 2011 5 / 5 (3) 0 | with audio podcast