Archive: 8/10/2010

Climate change remains a real threat to corals

( -- Hopes that coral reefs might be able to survive, and recover from, bleaching caused by climate change may have grown dimmer for certain coral species, according to new research by University at Buffalo marine ...

dateOct 08, 2010 in Environment
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Earthquakes: Bracing against the shaking

( -- An Arizona State University geotechnical engineer says the U.S. should learn from what New Zealanders did to withstand a recent powerful quake – and how they could have prepared even better.

dateOct 08, 2010 in Engineering
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Discovery of an extrasolar earth-sized planet

( -- There are now over 490 confirmed extrasolar planets. The vast majority are gas giants like Jupiter, but they are much stranger because many orbit close to their stars and so are much hotter than Jupiter (some ...

dateOct 08, 2010 in Astronomy
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