Burmese pythons slithering their way north?

(AP) -- One by one, seven slithering Burmese pythons were dumped into a snake pit surrounded by 400 feet of reinforced fence at the Savannah River Ecology Lab in South Carolina.

Can't compete on dung? Try mating on apple pomace

In the mating world of yellow dung flies, large, brawny males almost always get the girl. However, a new study suggests that smaller males rule if presented with an opportunity to woo females when they are not hanging out ...

Lunar Orbit is Divine for NASA Instrument

Diviner, an instrument that will make the first maps of the temperature on the surface of the lunar polar regions, entered the moon's orbit this morning (June 23) aboard NASA's Lunar Reconnaissance Orbiter.

Plant making gas from wood opens in Austria

A new plant that produces gas from wood was opened in Austria on Wednesday, paving the way towards new possibilities in renewable energy.

Gadgets: Roll like the pros with Lowepro rolling camera bag

My friends at Lowepro asked me if I wanted to try their new Pro Roller x-Series rolling camera bags and I jumped at the opportunity. They are not expected to be in retail outlets unit August, but when they are they should ...

New data show jump in science and engineering graduate study

New data show that enrollment in U.S. science and engineering (S&E) graduate programs in 2007 grew 3.3 percent over comparable data for 2006--the highest year-over-year increase since 2002 and nearly double the 1.7 percent ...

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