Archive: 9/12/2009

Penn State scientist at center of a storm

A few words culled from some hacked e-mails in Britain have generated chaos in the world of climate science -- throwing dark clouds over Pennsylvania State University and stirring up negative publicity for the field that ...

dateDec 09, 2009 in Earth Sciences
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AOL going public after Time Warner divorce

AOL finalized its divorce from Time Warner on Wednesday, ending one of the most disastrous marriages in corporate history and leaving the Internet pioneer facing an uncertain future.

dateDec 09, 2009 in Business
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Students Hone Engineering Skills in Robotics

(PhysOrg.com) -- Robots have fascinated future engineers for generations. Recently, a group of young students had an opportunity to design and build their own robots using LEGOs, the popular plastic pieces used to assemble ...

dateDec 09, 2009 in Other
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Climate change turns up heat on mushrooms

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists have discovered that spring-fruiting fungi, including the morel and St George’s mushroom are fruiting nearly three weeks earlier than they did 50 years ago.

dateDec 09, 2009 in Ecology
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