Archive: 02/17/2011

Musical chairs around the periodic table

Life on Earth is composed of a handful of essential elements from the periodic table. Recently, one group of researchers claimed that this ingredient list should be expanded, having found a bacteria that presumably ...

dateFeb 17, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Promiscuity pays in the frog world

(PhysOrg.com) -- New research shows that the offspring of promiscuous female frogs have a higher rate of survival than those who remain monogamous, according to Macquarie University biologist, Associate Professor ...

dateFeb 17, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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A difference maker

In January 1942, a month after the United States entered World War II, Japan launched a new series of attacks in the Pacific, while German submarines started a new wave of strikes in the Atlantic. Against ...

dateFeb 17, 2011 in Other
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Planning for a nuclear future

Materials scientists and engineers from six UK universities are joining forces to forecast the life expectancy of nuclear power reactors.

dateFeb 17, 2011 in Engineering
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