Archive: 03/25/2008

Avatar Mimics You in Real Time

It’s a little bit like looking in the mirror at your cartoon double, except that the “reflection” is an avatar on your computer screen. Wave your hand, nod your head, speak a sentence, and your avatar ...

Mar 25, 2008 4 / 5 (36) 2 feature

Satellites help map soil carbon flux

Changes in soil carbon occur with changes in land management. Scientists at Oak Ridge National Laboratory and The University of Tennessee investigated quantifying soil carbon changes over large regions.

Mar 25, 2008 5 / 5 (1) 0

Artificial photosynthesis moves a step closer

Jülich scientists have made an important step on the long road to artificially mimicking photosynthesis. They were able to synthesise a stable inorganic metal oxide cluster, which enables the fast and effective oxidation ...

Mar 25, 2008 4.6 / 5 (36) 0

Antarctic ice shelf 'hangs by a thread'

British Antarctic Survey has captured dramatic satellite and video images of an Antarctic ice shelf that looks set to be the latest to break out from the Antarctic Peninsula. A large part of the Wilkins Ice Shelf on the Antarctic ...

Mar 25, 2008 3.3 / 5 (9) 4