Archive: 25/04/2006

Study: Invasive species kills soil fungus

U.S. scientists, part of an international research team, say hardwood trees are being harmed by an invasive weed spreading across the nation.

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Satellite telescope control system created

Engineers at Public University of Navarra in Pamplona, Spain, have completed work on an automatic control system for Darwin-type satellite telescopes.

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New instrument for atmospheric research

An advanced laser-based instrument to help research into climate change is being developed for one of the world’s leading atmospheric research aircraft.

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The comet with a broken heart

Comet P73/Schwassmann-Wachmann 3 (SW 3) is a body with a very tormented past. This comet revolves around the Sun in about 5.4 years, in a very elongated orbit that brings it from inwards the Earth's orbit to the neighbourhood ...

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Natural selection at single gene demonstrated

Biologists seeking elusive proof of natural selection at the single-gene level have a powerful new tool at their disposal. Chris Toomajian, postdoctoral researcher in molecular and computational biology in the USC College ...

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Nanedi Valles valley system on Mars

These images, taken by the High Resolution Stereo Camera (HRSC) on board ESA's Mars Express spacecraft, show the Nanedi Valles valley system, a steep-sided feature that may have been formed in part by free-flowing water.

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Alabama power company to reduce polluting

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency says the Alabama Power Co. has been ordered to reduce emissions of two harmful pollutants by 28,000 tons per year.

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Scientists conduct DNA tests at sea

Scientists have, for the first time, used DNA sequencing at sea in the Atlantic Ocean to identify a previously unknown life form.

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