Archive: 04/5/2006

Marine bacteria are cutting cooling gas emissions

Marine bacteria are reducing the amount of an important climate cooling gas given off from our seas and studies on enzymes from a model bacterium could help to understand this important process, say scientists today (Wednesday ...

Apr 05, 2006 4.9 / 5 (7) 0

Oh, what a feeling - dancing on the ceiling!

Ever wondered how flies are able to walk on the ceiling without falling off? Scientists at the Max Planck Institute in Stuttgart (Germany) are investigating this James Bond-style ability of insects to hang ...

Apr 05, 2006 3.4 / 5 (5) 0

Fish on acid: Hagfish cope with high levels of CO2

The Pacific Hagfish is a strange animal: it feeds by gnawing its way into a carcass and staying inside to feed for up to 3 days. Scientists at the University of British Columbia (Canada) believe the Hagfish’s gruesome method ...

Apr 05, 2006 3.7 / 5 (3) 0

The Web: An iPod for your car

Would you like some digital music downloaded directly to your dashboard -- not just your desktop? That may be the next phase of mobile music, as automotive aftermarket suppliers and computer and consumer electronics companies ...

Apr 05, 2006 3.4 / 5 (7) 0

Magnetic Moondust

Thirty-plus years ago on the moon, Apollo astronauts made an important discovery: Moondust can be a major nuisance. The fine powdery grit was everywhere and had a curious way of getting into things. Moondust ...

Apr 05, 2006 4.9 / 5 (27) 0