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How to hunt a space rock

(Phys.org)—Peter Willis and his team of researchers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena, Calif., had a problem. Actually, more like they had a solution that needed a problem. Confused? Let's ...

Oct 12, 2012 5 / 5 (3) 0 | with audio podcast

Knowing When Poultry Goes Foul

(PhysOrg.com) -- Mom's trusty nose may be good, but researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology have gone her one better by designing an instrument that quickly and precisely sniffs trace ...

Apr 14, 2010 5 / 5 (2) 0

Looking for signs of early life

(PhysOrg.com) -- Deciphering the very early history of life on Earth is difficult. In the darkest recesses of the first billion years there are no 'body' fossils - no physical remains. Instead, scientists ...

Jul 08, 2009 4 / 5 (9) 0