News tagged with history of science

International regulation curbs illegal trade of caviar

Research that used mitochondrial DNA-based testing to compare the extent of fraudulent labeling of black caviar purchased before and after international protection shows conservation benefits. A team of scientists from the ...

dateJul 25, 2012 in Ecology
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The Earth's new water budget

Investigating the history of water on Earth is critical to understanding the planet's climate. One central question is whether Earth has always had the same amount of water on and surrounding it, the same so-called "water ...

dateMar 05, 2012 in Earth Sciences
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Controlling forest fires

Simon Fraser University statistician Rick Routledge will share his knowledge of what layers of charcoal in lake-bottom sediment can tell us about an area's forest fire history, at the world's largest science fair in Vancouver.

dateFeb 17, 2012 in Environment
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