Answers to huge wind-farm problems are blowin' in the wind

(PhysOrg.com) -- While harnessing more energy from the wind could help satisfy growing demands for electricity and reduce emissions of global-warming gases, turbulence from proposed wind farms could adversely affect the growth ...

Quiet Bison Sire More Calves Than Louder Rivals

(PhysOrg.com) -- During bison mating season, the quietest bulls score the most mates and sire the most offspring while studs with the loudest bellows see the least action, according to a surprising new study by researchers ...

Saturn's Dynamic Moon Enceladus Shows More Signs of Activity

(PhysOrg.com) -- The closer scientists look at Saturn's small moon Enceladus, the more they find evidence of an active world. The most recent flybys of Enceladus made by NASA's Cassini spacecraft have provided new signs of ...

Phoenix Site on Mars May be in Dry Climate Cycle Phase

(PhysOrg.com) -- The Martian arctic soil that NASA's Phoenix Mars Lander dug into this year is very cold and very dry. However, when long-term climate cycles make the site warmer, the soil may get moist enough to modify the ...

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