Archive: 21/12/2010

Seeing double: Africa's 2 elephant species

Contrary to the belief of many scientists (as well as many members of the public), new research confirms that Africa has two—not one—species of elephant. Scientists from Harvard Medical School, the University of ...

dateDec 21, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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Jefferson Lab laser twinkles in rare color

December is a time for twinkling lights, and scientists at the Department of Energy's Thomas Jefferson National Accelerator Facility are delivering. They've just produced a long-sought, rare color of laser light 100 times ...

dateDec 21, 2010 in Optics & Photonics
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Craigslist removes global adult services listings

(AP) -- Craigslist has confirmed that it removed its controversial adult services section from its international sites, Connecticut's attorney general said Tuesday, four months after it did the same for its U.S. sites.

dateDec 21, 2010 in Internet
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Searching for the perfect Christmas tree

At the Allen Hill Farm 50 miles east of Hartford, Conn., co-owner Charles Langevin sells hundreds of trees during the holiday season. The Fraser fir is one of the most popular species on the market and is widely considered ...

dateDec 21, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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