Archive: 11/06/2008

Chemists Get Scoop on Crude ‘Oil’ from Pig Manure

After a close examination of crude oil made from pig manure, chemists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) are certain about a number of things. Most obviously, “This stuff smells worse than manure,” ...

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GLAST Observatory in Orbit

At 12:05 p.m. EDT, the Delta II rocket easily lifted the GLAST spacecraft off the launch pad, out of smoke and clouds and into a beautiful Florida sky headed for space.

dateJun 11, 2008 in Space Exploration
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Whole proves to be mightier than the parts

European researchers have developed solutions to help weld a mishmash of different technologies, protocols and system architectures, making it easier to run research and education networks.

dateJun 11, 2008 in Telecom
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Taking the temperature of the no-fly zone

Flies, unlike humans, can't manipulate the temperature of their surroundings so they need to pick the best spot for flourishing. New Brandeis University research in this week's Nature reveals that they have internal thermosensors ...

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