Found: piece of Canadian history

Archivists in the William Ready Division of Archives and Research Collections recently re-discovered a bill of treason dating back to the Rebellion of 1837.

Electrified reef closer to reality in Florida town

A proposal to install an electrified artificial reef on the ocean floor off Lauderdale-by-the-Sea, Fla., has won approval from a key federal agency, making it more likely the high-tech conservation project will get built.

Study describes evidence of world's oldest known granaries

(PhysOrg.com) -- A new study coauthored by Ian Kuijt, associate professor of anthropology at the University of Notre Dame, describes recent excavations in Jordan that reveal evidence of the world's oldest know granaries. ...

Cold case techniques bring mummy's face to life

(PhysOrg.com) -- Thanks to the skills of artists who work on cold case investigations, people have a chance to see what the Oriental Institute’s mummy Meresamun may have looked like in real life.

Going, going green

Steve and Beth Griffith and their family thought they were well on their way to living an energy-saving green lifestyle.

Study highlights massive imbalances in global fertilizer use

(PhysOrg.com) -- Synthetic fertilizers have dramatically increased food production worldwide. But the unintended costs to the environment and human health have been substantial. Nitrogen runoff from farms has contaminated ...

LED there be light

Q: How many LED engineers does it take to change a light bulb?

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