Archive: 04/19/2011

Is titan hiding an ocean?

Saturn's moon Titan just keeps throwing surprises at us. A multi-layered atmosphere thicker than our own? Check. A hydrologic cycle that relies on methane as the operating liquid? Check. Rivers, streams and ...

Apr 19, 2011 4.5 / 5 (6) 0

A tale of two deserts

Because the surface of Mars today is bone-dry and frozen all year round, it’s difficult to find any place on Earth that is truly Mars-like. But two locations, Antarctica’s Upper Dry Valleys and the ...

Apr 19, 2011 5 / 5 (1) 0

Protein KO stops tumour growth

(PhysOrg.com) -- Research published last week in the journal PNAS may have identified a promising new target for developing drugs against one of the most common types of lung cancer.

Apr 19, 2011 5 / 5 (2) 0 | with audio podcast

Engineering a better future

On the night of June 20, 1990, 8-year-old Behrouz Shafei was up late watching soccer on TV when his world suddenly convulsed. A 7.4 magnitude earthquake centered some 150 miles from his home in Tehran claimed ...

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