Researchers unearth the truth about volcanic ash

(PhysOrg.com) -- The dispersal of large ash plumes from the Eyjafjallajökull eruption in Iceland has generated widespread interest due largely to the impact on air transport and reports of ash-fall throughout the British ...

Sensitive side

(PhysOrg.com) -- A little extra carbon dioxide in the air may, unfortunately, go further towards warming Earth than previously thought. A team of British and U.S. researchers have uncovered evidence [1] that Earth’s climate ...

Rising seas, raising hopes

(PhysOrg.com) -- By the end of this century, sea levels in the Netherlands may rise more than 4 feet, a troubling prospect in a country where 70 percent of GNP is produced in protected areas that are below sea level.

NanoYou Film Talks Tiny

How tiny is 'Tiny'? Well it's nano, and nano is everywhere. It gives butterflies their colour and geckos their sticky feet; it can make water-proof plants and honey-proof spoons; help us cure diseases and help stop climate ...

New USB hub cuts a cord

I maintain that anything helping me to get rid of wires is aces with me. Basically I can't stand wires. I truly believe that anyone who has confronted the rat's nest of wires behind their desk must be in agreement to my cordless ...

Finding the recipe for success in partnerships

(PhysOrg.com) -- Like a successful marriage, winning partnerships between profit and non-profit organizations require balancing the give and take and considering the needs of your counterpart.

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