Archive: 2/11/2009

Bacteria mix it up at the microscopic level

( -- Many hands -- or many flagella -- make light work. In studies of the motion of tiny swimming bacteria, scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory found that the microscopic ...

dateNov 02, 2009 in Condensed Matter
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Over 17,000 species threatened by extinction

(AP) -- A rare Panamanian tree frog, a rodent from Madagascar and two lizards found only in the Philippines are among over 17,000 species threatened with extinction, a leading environmental group said Tuesday.

dateNov 02, 2009 in Ecology
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Fantastic Voyage

By travelling to the outer solar system, the two Voyager spacecraft allowed us to see amazing details of far-distant planets and moons.

dateNov 02, 2009 in Space Exploration
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