Archive: 06/04/2009

Mountain spine is a quake hotspot

Scientists said a killer earthquake that struck central Italy on Monday occurred in a notorious trouble spot and warned further powerful shocks in the coming months could not be ruled out.

dateApr 06, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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The biochemical buzz on career changes in bees

Adults facing unexpected career changes, take note. Scientists from Brazil and Cuba are reporting that honey bees โ€” a mainstay for behavioral research that cannot be done in other animals โ€” change their brains before ...

dateApr 06, 2009 in Biochemistry
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Subterranean oceans on Saturn's moon Titan

(PhysOrg.com) -- Saturn's largest moon, Titan, may have a subterranean ocean of hydrocarbons and some topsy-turvy topography in which the summits of its mountains lie lower than its average surface elevation, according to ...

dateApr 06, 2009 in Space Exploration
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