News tagged with international effort

NASA pinning down 'here' better than ever

Before our Global Positioning System (GPS) navigation devices can tell us where we are, the satellites that make up the GPS need to know exactly where they are. For that, they rely on a network of sites that serve as "you ...

dateFeb 23, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Brazil: Saving endangered monkey helps forest

(AP)—Three tiny flaming orange monkeys crouched on a tree branch, cocking their heads as if to better hear the high-pitched whistles and yaps that came from deep within the dense green foliage. Then they answered in kind, ...

dateOct 19, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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Building a digital library for life on Earth

The largest biodiversity genomics initiative ever undertaken - an international effort to build a digital identification system for all life on Earth - will be officially activated this week.

dateSep 24, 2010 in Other
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