Archive: 28/06/2010

3-D virtual-learning platforms

A 3D virtual world such as SecondLife, cannot in fact be considered a teaching platform, although it provides a good foundation for one. To do so, it must include some elements such as a training program, with a sequence ...

dateJun 28, 2010 in Software
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Is this the perfect prawn?

(PhysOrg.com) -- After 10 years of careful breeding and research, scientists have developed what could be the world's most perfect prawn.

dateJun 28, 2010 in Biotechnology
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Image: Carbon dioxide on the rise

(PhysOrg.com) -- The SCIAMACHY sensor on ESA?s Envisat satellite has provided scientists with invaluable data on our planet, allowing them to map global air pollution and the distribution of greenhouse gases.

dateJun 28, 2010 in Environment
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New theory for magnetic stripes on Mars

(PhysOrg.com) -- A controversial new theory has been proposed to explain a series of stripes of permanently magnetized minerals containing iron in the Martian crust. The magnetized stripes, which have alternating orientations, ...

dateJun 28, 2010 in Space Exploration report
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