Monthly Archive

May 2008

May 30, 2008

What happens under the floating lip of ice sheets and glaciers could mean more sea-level rise in the next century.

May 28, 2008

A group of mathematicians is taking a new look at some old problems and using crafts like knitting and crocheting to solve them.

May 23, 2008

A lizard family tree offers clues to the balance between reproduction and survival.

May 16, 2008

Thanks to a combination of technology, policy and economics, the venerable practice of the house call is making a comeback.

May 14, 2008

The Department of Energy takes its first step toward clean, renewable energy from the earth.

May 9, 2008

How pine beetles are threatening the boreal forest and potentially contributing to climate change.

May 7, 2008

Genetics may someday help smokers decide the best way to quit.

May 2, 2008

A new experiment uses New York City's rooftop water tanks as cosmic ray detectors.

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