News tagged with laboratory experiments

International Space Station salutes the Sun

(—This weekend the International Space Station will turn itself to position ESA's SOLAR instrument for a better view of the Sun. It will be the first time the Station has changed attitude for scientific reasons ...

dateNov 29, 2012 in Space Exploration
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Research finds that lizards are fast learners

(—An Australian lizard, the Eastern Water Skink, has dispelled a long held myth that reptiles are slow learners. Researchers studying the lizard have found they do have the ability for rapid and flexible learning, ...

dateOct 17, 2012 in Plants & Animals
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Viruses could be the key to healthy corals

Corals are an invaluable part of the marine ecosystem, fostering biodiversity and protecting coastlines. But they're also increasingly endangered. Pathogenic bacteria, along with pollution and harmful fishing practices, are ...

dateAug 30, 2012 in Ecology
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