Team Finds Riches in Meteorite Treasure Hunt

(PhysOrg.com) -- Just before dawn on Oct. 7, 2008, an SUV-sized asteroid entered Earth's atmosphere and exploded harmlessly over the Nubian Desert of northern Sudan. Scientists expected the asteroid, called 2008 TC3, had ...

Sea sponges busted by researchers

(PhysOrg.com) -- When it comes to sex, sea sponges are certainly not monogamous. But, thanks to a project based at the Heron Island Research Station, UQ researchers will uncover whether the marine animals are partaking in ...

Grid helps find one picture in a million

(PhysOrg.com) -- Looking for images on the internet can be a frustrating business. Whether you want the perfect sunset over the sea or the London skyline by night, youre dependent on people to describe the images on their ...

Scientists reveal family tree of 'super-sized lions'

(PhysOrg.com) -- The giant cats that roamed the British Isles, as well as Europe and North America, as recently as 13,000 years ago were lions rather than giant jaguars or tigers, a team led by Oxford University scientists ...

Climate change fears for deadly virus outbreaks in livestock

Global warming could have chilling consequences for European livestock, warned Professor Peter Mertens from the Institute for Animal Health, at this week's meeting of the Society for General Microbiology in Harrogate.

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