Space flight firm moving to Roswell, N.M.

Sounding more science fiction than science fact, a space flight firm is moving its headquarters from Colorado to Roswell, N.M.

Protein-Nanoparticle Material Mimics Human Brain Tissue

A composite material consisting of a horse protein and metallic nanoparticles displays magnetic properties very similar to those of human brain tissue, scientists have found. The work, published in the June 20 online edition ...

Researchers use metamaterials to alter light's path, speed

Physicist Costas Soukoulis and his research group at the U.S. Department of Energy's Ames Laboratory on the Iowa State University campus are having the time of their lives making light travel backwards at negative speeds ...

ESA to help Europe prepare for space tourism

With summer here, many people are thinking about their holiday destination. At the European Space Agency, this means thinking about a holiday in space! ESA is planning to help up to three private companies develop business ...

New study fuels Louisiana subsidence controversy

While erosion and wetland loss are huge problems along Louisiana's coast, the basement 30 to 50 feet beneath much of the Mississippi Delta has been highly stable for the past 8000 years with negligible subsidence rates. So ...

Podcasts gainning on radio's heels

Kopper, host of weekly rock 'n' roll show "The Wayback Machine" at KDHX-FM 88.1 in St. Louis, Mo., is also the owner of GaragePunk.com, which features a slew of syndicated podcasts updated daily playing garage, punk, and ...

Fight over water allocation in Oregon

The federal government is being asked to hold a summit to address how to allocate contested water supplies in the Klamath River Basin in Oregon and California.

In Brief: Macquarie Banks eyes Telstra stake

Macquarie Bank is reportedly interested in acquiring an interest in Telstra, possibly from the Australian government's stake in the national telecom.

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