News tagged with inhabitant

Hailstones reveal life in a storm cloud

It isn't life on Mars, but researchers have found a rich diversity of microbial life and chemicals in the ephemeral habitat of a storm cloud, according to a study published January 23 in the open access journal ...

dateJan 23, 2013 in Cell & Microbiology
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Half of Swedish three-year-olds online: study

Swedes are among the world's most connected people and are swarming to the Internet at an ever earlier age, a study published Wednesday showed, indicating that half of Swedish three-year-olds have been online.

dateNov 16, 2011 in Internet
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Microclimates: Managing weather from street to street

Walk through a city and the weather may change from block to block, often in startling ways. Step into a canyon of tall buildings and sunlight disappears. Winds arise seemingly from nowhere. The air smells ...

dateApr 20, 2011 in Other
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The path to history is through the stomach

(PhysOrg.com) -- Helicobacter pylori can cause stomach ulcers and cancers. Over half of the world’s inhabitants carrys this bacterium, but different variants are present on different continents. Up to now, ...

dateJan 23, 2009 in
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Design concepts for Houston flood barrier

This month it will be exactly five years ago that Hurricane Ike caused enormous damage in and around Houston and Galveston in the US state of Texas. With more than $38 billion in damage and over 100 deaths, ...

dateSep 16, 2013 in Engineering
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