Archive: 09/8/2011

Petrified Forest adds 26,000 acres of private land

(AP) -- The federal government is gaining control over an even larger expanse of rainbow-colored petrified wood, fossils from the dawning age of dinosaurs and petroglyphs left by American Indian tribes who once lived in ...

dateSep 08, 2011 in Ecology
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Structured homeschooling gets an A+

A new study from Concordia University and Mount Allison University has found that homeschooling -- as long as it's structured or follows a curriculum -- can provide kids with an academic edge.

dateSep 08, 2011 in Social Sciences
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Shrub reveals the secrets of climate change

(PhysOrg.com) -- In an Australian first, scientists from The Australian National University and the NSW Office of Environment and Heritage have uncovered a new way of identifying 300 years of climatic changes ...

dateSep 08, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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