A 27,000-year-old burial site is studied

Austrian scientists have found the 27,000-year-old burial site of three infants -- the first such European discovery from the Upper Palaeolithic period.

Scientists work to defeat gypsy moths

Ecologists have found a new pattern in the gypsy moth invasion across the Northeastern United States that might be useful in battling the moths.

ESA provides space images to Google Earth

The European Space Agency says it will create special content to appear in Google Earth, focusing on such events as volcanic eruptions and dust storms.

What’s in an Isotope? Quite a Lot

A new technique developed by researchers at the Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory now allows scientists to use an isotope of manganese not abundant on Earth to understand the record of millions of years of changes to the Earth’s ...

BaBar Re-feathers its Nest

Like a bird in molt, the BaBar detector is temporarily vulnerable while it acquires better plumage.

Geologists Find New Origins of Appalachian Mountains

Geologists have developed a new theory to explain how and when the Appalachian Mountain range was created. Their research redraws the map of the planet from 420 million years ago.

NC State Unveils New DARPA Urban Challenge Driverless Vehicle

In a race that can only be described as futuristic, the Insight Racing team will field a driverless Lotus Elise to compete in the 2007 DARPA Urban Challenge. The team will modify the sports car with sensors and on-board computers ...

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