Archive: 05/12/2005

Study: Southern Louisiana is sinking

A Louisiana State University scientist says southern Louisiana is sinking and restoring flooded marshes to protect the state's Gulf coast is futile.

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Scientists sample soil in the Smokies

Scientists say they plan a soil study in the Great Smoky Mountains National Park next spring to determine levels of nutrient loss and acid accumulation.

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ZoomInfo mines deep for personal data

Googling someone has fast become an integral part of the English lexicon, and to Google someone before or after a date is de rigueur for many seeking that special someone.

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Poultry microchip on watch for bird flu

A high-tech sentry has been developed for the growing fight against bird flu in the form of a microchip that monitors the body temperature of poultry.

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'Iron Age' skeleton found under ship

Scientists say a skeleton found beneath the wreckage of a medieval ship in Wales have been found to be those of an Iron Age man.

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Study: Temperate Forests Could Worsen Global Warming

Growing a forest might sound like a good idea to combat global warming, since trees draw carbon dioxide from the air and release cool water from their leaves. But they also absorb sunlight, warming the air in the process. ...

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Hubble movies show traffic jam in stellar jets

Astronomers track massive shockwaves in plasma escaping newborn star Like traffic on a freeway, plasma spewing from the poles of newborn stars moves in clumps that travel at different speeds. When fast-moving particles run ...

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