Archive: 22/09/2009

Biofuel from Corn Stover

( -- How much corn crop residue, or stover, can be removed for biofuels without harming soil? An Agricultural Research Service (ARS) study of a 10-mile circle around the University of Minnesota’s Morris campus ...

dateSep 22, 2009 in Environment
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Insurance against financial fear

( -- Just one year ago, a worldwide panic was unfolding: Financial markets froze after the collapse of the investment bank Lehman Brothers, leaving businesses without lenders as the economy drastically slowed. ...

dateSep 22, 2009 in Economics & Business
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Sharing the air

( -- In the old days, when a new wireless technology came along, it got its own swath of the electromagnetic spectrum: AM radio uses 535 to 1,605 kilohertz, so television got chunks between 54 and 806 megahertz. ...

dateSep 22, 2009 in Telecom
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Research backs legend of man-eating bird

( -- A huge flesh-eating eagle that became extinct in New Zealand only 500 years ago was an efficient hunter that could attack prey 10 times its size, UNSW research has found, lending credibility to a Maori legend ...

dateSep 22, 2009 in Archaeology & Fossils
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