Michigan Technological University

In search of wildlife-friendly biofuels

When society jumps on a bandwagon, even for a good cause, there may be unintended consequences. The unintended consequence of crop-based biofuels may be the loss of wildlife habitat, particularly that of ...

Oct 01, 2009 3 / 5 (2) 1

Maybe it's raining less than we thought

It's conventional wisdom in atmospheric science circles: large raindrops fall faster than smaller drops, because they're bigger and heavier. And no raindrop can fall faster than its "terminal speed"—its speed when the ...

Jun 11, 2009 3.8 / 5 (6) 1