The “Enviropig” has been genetically modified in such a manner that its urine and feces contain almost 65 percent less phosphorus than usual.
k9hi: Faster-than-light pulsar radio waves found: http://digg.com/d31Fu8g?t
NASA's Mars rover Opportunity has found a Martian rock covered in weird material as its odometer hit a major milestone this week, with the long-lived robot completing equivalent to a half–marathon on the Red Planet.
I've posted photos from the October 2, 2009 celebration marking the 90th birthday of a promiment retired scientist, Dr. Eugene P. Kennedy. Dr. Kennedy, who was Ariel's thesis advisor and mentor, ran a biochemistry laboratory and conducted scientific research for many years at Harvard Medical School in Boston. The gathering at Anthony's Pier 4 saw graduate students, post-docs, colleagues and family members spanning the decades. It was a joyous occasion.
New species of millipede discovered in the Mekong Delta. It's hot pink & secretes cyanide. Eat it, & you get what you deserve.
ptemples: New species of millipede discovered in the Mekong Delta. It's hot pink & secrets cyanide. Eat it, & you get what you deserve.
ptemples: Single-celled slime moulds could be programmed as "slimebots" http://is.gd/30hvC
NASA Science News for July 3, 2009
The International Space Station (ISS) is about to make a remarkable series of flybys over the United States. Beginning this 4th of July weekend, the station will appear once, twice, and sometimes three times a day for many days in a row.
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Many outlets are reporting on the recently released results of the various experiments and observations of NASA's Mars Phoenix Lander. Most notable is ...
See original: Phoenix Lander Discovers Nighttime Snowfall On Mars
Space Weather News for June 30, 2009
VOLCANIC SUNSETS: The Russian volcano that erupted directly beneath the International Space Station on June 12th is now causing beautiful lavender sunsets across parts of the northern USA and Europe. A plume of ash and sulfur dioxide from the Sarychev Peak eruption is circulating through the stratosphere, and when parts of the plume pass over an area at sunset, the sky fills with delicate white ripples, sometimes-colorful streamers, and a telltale hue of purple. Check today's edition for observing tips and a photo gallery.