Archive: 05/24/2013

Studying the Noble King Mackerel

They are sometimes called "smokers," due to the speed at which a fishing line zips out the reel and "smokes" after they hit on the bait.

dateMay 24, 2013 in Ecology
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Strong earthquake at exceptional depth

This morning at 05:45 CEST, the earth trembled beneath the Okhotsk Sea in the Pacific Northwest. The quake, with a magnitude of 8.2, took place at an exceptional depth of 605 kilometers. Because of the great ...

dateMay 24, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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Scientists develop advanced biological computer

(Phys.org) —Using only biomolecules (such as DNA and enzymes), scientists at the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology have developed and constructed an advanced biological transducer, a computing machine capable of manipulating ...

dateMay 24, 2013 in Biochemistry
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Trip into space with DiCaprio costs $1.55m

Leonardo DiCaprio is going to get closer to stars of a different kind as he heads into space aboard the Virgin Galactic, and a well-heeled bidder at the Cannes Film Festival has paid 1.2 million euros (1.5 million) to be ...

dateMay 24, 2013 in Space Exploration
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Drones may violate international law

(Phys.org) —As President Obama gives a speech on national security—including defending U.S. use of drones to combat terrorism—Leila Sadat, JD, international law expert and professor of law at Washington University in ...

dateMay 24, 2013 in Other
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