Archive: 11/30/2009

Nearly half of Venice underwater

Much of the historic Italian city of Venice, including St. Mark's Square, was underwater Monday following a meteorological depression combined with natural tide waters, officials said.

dateNov 30, 2009 in Environment
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NREL Breaks Down Walls for Biofuels

(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) and ethanol producers are racing to come up with ways to make ethanol from cellulosic biomass that are cheaper and easier to ...

dateNov 30, 2009 in Biotechnology
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Tech and teens

(PhysOrg.com) -- Digital media use is transforming the way young people learn, UCI researcher Mizuko "Mimi" Ito has found, and schools should take note.

dateNov 30, 2009 in Social Sciences
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Rocket test will carry Purdue experiment

(PhysOrg.com) -- Purdue University researchers are designing and building an experiment that will operate during a test flight of a new type of reusable rocket to be launched by aerospace company Blue Origin LLC.

dateNov 30, 2009 in Space Exploration
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