Microsoft's Patent Threats Evoke Retorts

Partly in response to Microsoft's recent patent threats to Linux and other open-source software, the FSF (Free Software Foundation) announced on May 16 the creation of a new activist campaigns team to organize public support ...

Nanoscale pasta: Toward nanoscale electronics

Pasta tastes like pasta – with or without a spiral. But when you jump to the nanoscale, everything changes: carbon nanotubes and nanofibers that look like nanoscale spiral pasta have completely different electronic properties ...

Fused nasal bones helped tyrannosaurids dismember prey

New evidence may help explain the brute strength of the tyrannosaurid, says a University of Alberta researcher whose finding demonstrates how a fused nasal bone helped turn the animal into a "zoological superweapon."

New biofuel from trees developed at UGA

A team of University of Georgia researchers has developed a new biofuel derived from wood chips. Unlike previous fuels derived from wood, the new and still unnamed fuel can be blended with biodiesel and petroleum diesel to ...

Spotted owls facing extinction in Canada

Officials in the Canadian province of British Columbia have ordered all regional spotted owls to be collected to prevent the birds from going extinct.

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