Archive: 5/11/2009

Are the Alps growing or shrinking?

The Alps are growing just as quickly in height, as they are shrinking. This paradoxical result could be proven by a group of German and Swiss geoscientists. Due to glaciers and rivers about exactly the same amount of material ...

dateNov 05, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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Nanotechnology: A risky frontier?

Inside a cramped back room at Rushford Hypersonic, a start-up headquartered in southeastern Minnesota, sits a cube-like machine that throws a mean atomic fastball. At the push of a button, the reactor hurls atoms toward a ...

dateNov 05, 2009 in Nanomaterials
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Frequent flower buyers seek product variety

Florists and other retailers who sell flowers and plants can now add another tool to their marketing kit. A recent study of "consumption values" may help them understand what influences consumers' choices in regard to floral ...

dateNov 05, 2009 in Other
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