Archive: 10/29/2013

Why is Antarctic sea ice growing?

Recently NASA reported that this year's maximum wintertime extent of Antarctic sea ice was the largest on record, even greater than the previous year's record. ...

dateOct 29, 2013 in Earth Sciences
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New sensor passes litmus test

(Phys.org) —Edith Cowan University researchers have drawn on their expertise in nanotechnology to update the humble pH sensor, replacing traditional glass electrode devices that have been in use since the ...

dateOct 29, 2013 in Engineering
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Image: Sunlit side of the planet Mercury

Another day, another beautiful view of Mercury's horizon. In this scene, which was acquired looking from the shadows toward the sunlit side of the planet, a 120-km (75 mi.) impact crater stands out near the ...

dateOct 29, 2013 in Space Exploration
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Sea turtle's DNA records human exploitation

(Phys.org) —Endangered and iconic sea turtles have a record in their DNA pointing to loss of genetic diversity caused by recent human exploitation, a Flinders University study has revealed for the first ...

dateOct 29, 2013 in Biotechnology
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