Suburban ecosystems to be studied

U.S. researchers are studying the ecosystems of the suburban enclave to determine the effects of lawns in global warming.

New Models of Weather Pattern

For a mathematician, Joseph Biello spends a lot of time thinking about the weather. But the UC Davis assistant professor isn't looking out the office window. He is using mathematical theory to build a model of the Madden-Julian ...

Samsung Offers 8GB FB-DIMM for Servers

Samsung Electronics today announced a new 8GB server memory offering. Following the introduction of its 8GB Registered Dual In-line Memory Module (R-DIMM) in October, Samsung has now increased the density of its Fully Buffered ...

Physicists create first robust DNA building blocks

Physicists from the University of Oxford have designed the first structurally robust, self-assembling DNA building blocks. The DNA tetrahedra, 10,000,000,000 (ten thousand million) of which could fit on the head of a pin, ...

Astronomers map dark matter in startling detail

Clues revealed by the recently sharpened view of the Hubble Space Telescope have allowed astronomers to map the location of invisible "dark matter" in unprecedented detail in two very young galaxy clusters. A Johns Hopkins ...

Report: Great Lakes deteriorating

A coalition of environmental groups released a report in Washington saying the Great Lakes are deteriorating at an unprecedented rate.

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