Archive: 07/04/2011

Thermophiles lurking in your basement

Ever wondered what exotic life forms may be lurking in the dark, hidden corners of your home? Scientists wonder too. Studies have shown that our modern plumbing systems provide sanctuary to a menagerie of microbes. A new ...

dateApr 07, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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Regimes won't halt climate change

The director of Columbia University’s Earth Institute delivered a pessimistic assessment Tuesday (April 5) of the chances for significant U.S. climate change legislation, calling on the world’s academics to help ...

dateApr 07, 2011 in Environment
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Next Mars rover nears completion

(PhysOrg.com) -- Assembly and testing of NASA's Mars Science Laboratory spacecraft is far enough along that the mission's rover, Curiosity, looks very much as it will when it is investigating Mars.

dateApr 07, 2011 in Space Exploration
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