Archive: 16/11/2010

Sticky snack for elephant-shrews

Long-nosed Cape rock elephant-shrews are fond of sticky treats, according to Dr. Petra Wester from the University of Stellenbosch in South Africa. Her investigations show for the first time that the elephant-shrew, Elephantulus ...

dateNov 16, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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Engineers test effects of fire on steel structures

Researchers at Purdue University are studying the effects of fire on steel structures, such as buildings and bridges, using a one-of-a-kind heating system and a specialized laboratory for testing large beams and other components.

dateNov 16, 2010 in Engineering
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