Archive: 10/16/2007

Why are we losing Louisiana?

The Mississippi Delta region was losing land long before Hurricane Katrina came ashore. But the correlation between land loss and the risk of flooding in the region is now more evident than ever.

Oct 16, 2007
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Double Star TC-1 completes its mission

TC-1, one of the two satellites of the CNSA/ESA Double Star mission, was decommissioned on 14 October as its designed orbit lifetime came to an end. The satellite re-entered Earth’s atmosphere and turned ...

Oct 16, 2007
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Science casts doubt on famous British murder case

Ninety-seven years after an American was hanged in London in one of the most notorious and famous murder cases in British history, forensic science at Michigan State University is producing evidence that his execution was ...

Oct 16, 2007
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Ecologists discover city is 'uber-forest' for big owls

It may be news to its bankers, but Charlotte, the biggest city in North Carolina and a major center of the American financial industry, is actually an old growth forest. At least that’s the way the barred owls see it.

Oct 16, 2007
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Carnegie Mellon, Pitt Team to study psychosocial stress

Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University and the University of Pittsburgh, led by Pitt Psychology Professor Thomas Kamarck, are studying the effectiveness of a wrist-mounted instrument for measuring psychosocial ...

Oct 16, 2007
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