Archive: 21/09/2006

Lucky find off Galapagos

During an expedition off the South American coast, an international team of ocean scientists discovered that the gases ethane and propane are widespread, and are being produced by microorganisms in deeply buried sediments.

dateSep 21, 2006 in Earth Sciences
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Biofuels as Invasive Species?

As the United States looks to crops as possible future sources of energy, a University of Arkansas researcher and his colleagues call for caution, citing the possibility of some biofuel crops becoming invasive species.

dateSep 21, 2006 in Environment
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Nanocar inventor named Top Nanotech Innovator

Rice University chemist and nanocar inventor James Tour has been selected Innovator of the Year in Small Times magazine's Best of Small Tech Research Award competition. The awards recognize the best people, products and companies ...

dateSep 21, 2006 in Nanophysics
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Cydonia -- the face on Mars

ESA's Mars Express has obtained images of the Cydonia region, site of the famous 'Face on Mars.' The High Resolution Stereo Camera photos include some of the most spectacular views of the Red Planet ever.

dateSep 21, 2006 in Astronomy
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