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Dinosaur-killing Meteor Made Bigger Splash
Posted on January 24, 2008 at 09:21:27 pm
The most detailed three-dimensional seismic images yet of the Chicxulub crater, a mostly submerged and buried impact crater on the Mexico coast, may modify a theory explaining the extinction of 70 percent of life on Earth 65 million years ago.

World's Weirdest Creatures Just Got Weirder
Posted on January 25, 2008 at 10:09:03 pm
A gigantic, ancient relative of the newt, a drawing-pin sized frog, a limbless, tentacled amphibian and a blind see-through salamander have all made it onto a list of the world’s weirdest and most endangered creatures.

Asteroid To Make Rare Close Flyby Of Earth January 29
Posted on January 25, 2008 at 10:24:29 pm
Expected to fly past Earth on Jan. 29, with its closest distance being about 537,500 kilometers (334,000 miles) at 12:33 a.m. Pacific time (3:33 a.m. Eastern time). It should be observable that night by amateur astronomers with modest-sized telescopes.

Camera In A Pill Offers Cheaper, Easier Window On Your Insides
Posted on January 25, 2008 at 10:53:05 pm
What if swallowing a pill with a camera could detect the earliest signs of cancer?

Mystery Of Jupiter's Jets Uncovered
Posted on January 27, 2008 at 12:53:16 pm
Research into unusual storms gives a more precise idea about the origin of current flows and likewise can help to gain a better understanding of terrestrial meteorology.

Giant Particle Accelerator Discovered In The Sky
Posted on January 27, 2008 at 09:06:35 pm
ESA’s orbiting gamma-ray observatory, Integral, has made the first unambiguous discovery of highly energetic X-rays coming from a galaxy cluster. The find has shown the cluster to be a giant particle accelerator.

Dream Jobs
Posted on January 27, 2008 at 10:14:41 pm
From deploying robots in the rain forest to testing fitness products in triathlons, engineers are living their dreams and redefining "work."

New Antarctic Ice Core To Provide Clearest Climate Record Yet
Posted on January 28, 2008 at 09:37:24 pm
Researchers today closed out the inaugural season on an unprecedented, multi-year effort to retrieve the most detailed record of greenhouse gases in Earth's atmosphere over the last 100,000 years.

New Experimental Website Converts Photos Into 3D Models
Posted on January 29, 2008 at 11:01:22 am
Stanford computer scientists, can take any two-dimensional image and create a three-dimensional "fly around" model of its content, giving viewers access to the scene's depth and a range of points of view.

With a Jolt, 'Nanonails' Go from Repellant to Wettable
Posted on January 30, 2008 at 12:52:27 am
Sculpting a surface composed of tightly packed nanostructures that resemble tiny nails, University of Wisconsin-Madison engineers and their colleagues from Bell Laboratories have created a material that can repel almost any liquid.


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