Neanderthal 'butcher shop' found in France

French and Belgian archaeologists say they have proof Neanderthals lived in near-tropical conditions near France's Channel coast about 125,000 years ago.

Research aims for more efficiency in harvest and handling

Kevin Shinners wants farmers to put less energy into harvesting and handling biofuel crops - less fuel, less time and less labor. As a field machinery specialist, Shinners has worked to improve the efficiency of harvesting ...

Massive Star Formation: Inside, Outside and All Around

Scientists think they know how stars the size of our Sun are formed, but the theory breaks down for much larger stars. How do they accumulate masses up to 10 times or more than that of our own Sun? Now, new observations using ...

On the Rim of 'Victoria Crater'

NASA's Mars rover Opportunity reached the rim of "Victoria Crater" in Mars' Meridiani Planum region with a 26-meter (85-foot) drive during the rover's 951st Martian day, or sol (Sept. 26, 2006). After the drive, the rover's ...

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