Archive: 08/20/2012

Hubble sees a lonely galactic island

(Phys.org) -- In terms of intergalactic real estate, our solar system has a plum location as part of a big, spiral galaxy, the Milky Way. Numerous, less glamorous dwarf galaxies keep the Milky Way company. ...

dateAug 20, 2012 in Astronomy
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New tactics needed to save oceans from CO2 emissions

(Phys.org) -- A University of Queensland scientist is involved in an international collaboration that has proposed a new strategy for marine conservation, which involves unconventional, proactive tactics, in a paper published ...

dateAug 20, 2012 in Environment
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Using evolution to understand pollution

Life evolved in a toxic world long before humans began polluting it, according to a University of Massachusetts environmental toxicologist, who added that understanding life’s evolutionary response to ...

dateAug 20, 2012 in Environment
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