Corals reveal impact of land use

Using the corals on the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) as a history book, researchers have linked land use along the coast to decades of declining water quality and poor coral health.

Students cut grass with robotic-controlled mower

Cutting the lawn has taken on significant importance for a group of Wright State University students. The 11-member team is entered in the Fourth Annual Institute of Navigation (ION) Autonomous Lawnmower Competition hosted ...

University of Victoria Gets Its Place Among The Stars

Looking for directions to UVic? No sweat. Hop on a space shuttle and head for the middle of an asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter. A mere 416 million km from Earth you’ll find a 3.5-km chunk of rock hurtling away from ...

Gazing up at the man in the star?

[B]Researchers take picture of the face of Altair, a first for a star like our own[/B] Using a suite of four telescopes, astronomers have captured an image of Altair, one of the closest stars to our own and a fixture in ...

Philandering female felines forgo fidelity

[B]Cheetah study reveals many litters have more than one father[/B] While promiscuity in the animal kingdom is generally a male thing, researchers for the Wildlife Conservation Society and the Zoological Society of London ...

Engineers work on car engine redesign

U.S. engineers have created the first computational model to track engine performance from one combustion cycle to the next for a new type of engine.

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