Archive: 01/24/2014

Seven new Web domains to be released

On the Internet, .com is about to get some more company. Seven new Web domains including .bike, .guru and .clothing are scheduled to be released Wednesday, the first of hundreds of online address extensions expected to become ...

dateJan 24, 2014 in Internet
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Snow falls differently on the nanoscale

This time of year it's not hard to imagine the world buried under a smooth blanket of snow. A picnic table on a flat lawn eventually vanishes as trillions of snowflakes collect around it, a crystalline sheet ...

dateJan 24, 2014 in Nanophysics
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Dead as a dodo? Scientists spot rare Samoan species

A team of government researchers in Samoa has announced that it has finally sighted a juvenile Manumea bird (also known as the tooth-billed pigeon or little dodo) during an intensive field search in the forests ...

dateJan 24, 2014 in Ecology
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Mining no shortcut for Greenland

The report, titled "For the Benefit of Greenland" and authored by a wide range of specialists making up the Committee for Greenlandic Mineral Resources to the Benefit of Society, concludes that, contrary ...

dateJan 24, 2014 in Earth Sciences
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