Archive: 03/28/2007

Meteorites rich with information, expert says

A Purdue University professor on Wednesday (March 28) said at national convention that meteorites hold many clues into the creation and evolution of the solar system. Michael Lipschutz, a professor of inorganic chemistry and ...

Mar 28, 2007 2.5 / 5 (2) 0

Golden State Heating Up, Study Finds

Average temperatures in California rose almost one degree Celsius (nearly two degrees Fahrenheit) during the second half of the 20th century, with urban areas blazing the way to warmer conditions, according ...

Mar 28, 2007 3.6 / 5 (8) 0

Bacteria That Degrade PCBs Identified

Researchers have identified a group of bacteria that can detoxify a common type of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), which have contaminated more than 250 U.S. sites, including river and lake sediments.

Mar 28, 2007 4 / 5 (16) 0

Healthy coastal wetlands would adapt to rising oceans

Tidal marshes, which nurture marine life and reduce storm damage along many coastlines, should be able to adjust to rising sea levels and avoid being inundated and lost, if their vegetation isn't damaged and their supplies ...

Mar 28, 2007 5 / 5 (1) 0

Fruit Flies, Death, and Immunity

University of Arkansas scientists have found an important mechanism that regulates the destruction of larval fruit fly salivary glands that could point the way to understanding programmed cell death in the human immune system.

Mar 28, 2007 4 / 5 (2) 0