Meteorites rich with information, expert says

A Purdue University professor on Wednesday (March 28) said at national convention that meteorites hold many clues into the creation and evolution of the solar system. Michael Lipschutz, a professor of inorganic chemistry ...

Atlantis Tank Repairs Continue

The media were invited to Kennedy Space Center in Florida on Wednesday to check out Space Shuttle Atlantis in the Vehicle Assembly Building.

Golden State Heating Up, Study Finds

Average temperatures in California rose almost one degree Celsius (nearly two degrees Fahrenheit) during the second half of the 20th century, with urban areas blazing the way to warmer conditions, according to a new study ...

Bacteria That Degrade PCBs Identified

Researchers have identified a group of bacteria that can detoxify a common type of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs), which have contaminated more than 250 U.S. sites, including river and lake sediments.

Bad news about gas, housing and stocks sinks consumer confidence

Rising gas prices, a declining housing market and a sudden dip in the stock market contributed to a six-point drop in Florida’s consumer confidence to 86 in March, its lowest level in six months, University of Florida economists ...

Researchers reveal the tangle under turbulence

Picture the flow of water over a rock. At very low speeds, the water looks like a smooth sheet skimming the rock's surface. As the water rushes faster, the flow turns into turbulent, roiling whitewater that can overturn your ...

Healthy coastal wetlands would adapt to rising oceans

Tidal marshes, which nurture marine life and reduce storm damage along many coastlines, should be able to adjust to rising sea levels and avoid being inundated and lost, if their vegetation isn't damaged and their supplies ...

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