Archive: 06/18/2007

Superconducting Turbojet

An all-electric aircraft could soon appear over the horizon thanks to high-flying scientific research published today in the Institute of Physics' journal, Superconductor Science and Technology. The new type of aircraft, curren ...

dateJun 18, 2007 in General Physics
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Mystery of Earth's Innermost Core Solved

New studies show that iron, the principal constituent of the innermost parts of the earth’s core, becomes unusually ‘soft’ at the extreme pressures and temperatures that prevail there. The findings, now being published ...

dateJun 18, 2007 in Earth Sciences
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Burning fat and carbohydrate during exercise

In a paper published in The Journal of Physiology, researchers from Copenhagen shed light on fat oxidation during exercise and physical activity. Their observations suggest that fat oxidation during exercise reflects a fine ...

dateJun 18, 2007 in Health
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Arctic spring comes weeks earlier than a decade ago

In the Earth’s cold and icy far north, the harsh winters are giving way to spring weeks earlier than they did just a decade ago, researchers have reported in the June 19th issue of Current Biology. The finding in the Ar ...

dateJun 18, 2007 in Environment
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Gannet population under threat from global warming

Researchers at the University of Leeds have warned that global warming is a major threat to the gannet, a species known for its stable populations and constant breeding success.

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Fish die-off in Ontario lake a mystery

So many carp have died in a lake near Toronto that local public works officials have scheduled special pickup days for dead fish.

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