Archive: 04/6/2006

Fossil Museum on the Web

Ancient shells, dinosaur bones and other fossils are on display at http://www.3Dmuseum.org, a virtual gallery created by Ryosuke Motani, an assistant professor of geology at UC Davis. The Web interface allows users to turn, zo ...

Apr 06, 2006 3.5 / 5 (2) 0

The Soggy Sands of Mars?

Cracks and fins in the sand in an American desert look very similar to features seen on Mars and may indicate the recent presence of water at the surface, according to a new study by researcher Greg Chavdarian ...

Apr 06, 2006 4.7 / 5 (23) 0

Window on another world

Call it underwater reality TV. McGill University researchers and their partners will place a camera on the ocean floor, 100 metres below sea level off the coast of Vancouver Island, to relay images in real time on the Internet ...

Apr 06, 2006 3.7 / 5 (3) 0

Researchers build tiny batteries with viruses

MIT scientists have harnessed the construction talents of tiny viruses to build ultra-small "nanowire" structures for use in very thin lithium-ion batteries. By manipulating a few genes inside these viruses, the team was ...

Apr 06, 2006 4.4 / 5 (70) 0