Archive: 10/4/2010

Allure of pineapple

Alluring dresses from pineapple? Scientists in Malaysia are looking into the potential of another 'cotton' – the pineapple. Jamil Salleh of UiTM, Shah Alam, Malaysia is to asses techniques to extract the long fibres ...

Oct 04, 2010 2.5 / 5 (2) 1

Ancient Colorado river flowed backwards

(PhysOrg.com) -- Geologists have found evidence that some 55 million years ago a river as big as the modern Colorado flowed through Arizona into Utah in the opposite direction from the present-day river. Writing in the October ...

Oct 04, 2010 5 / 5 (5) 3 | with audio podcast