Archive: 4/10/2010

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 ...

dateOct 04, 2010 in Ecology
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Ancient Colorado river flowed backwards

( -- 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 ...

dateOct 04, 2010 in Earth Sciences
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