I’d like to go up this stairway to heaven.
- Ice Age blast ravaged America.
- Volcanoes key to Earth’s oxygen atmosphere.
- Study of zircon crystals from Australia indicate Earth may have cooled much more rapidly than previously thought.
- Genetic trigger for the Cambrian Explosion unraveled.
- The oldest living thing: 600,000-year-old bacteria extracted from ice cores.
- Human family tree now a tangled, messy bush.
- Ancient cities uncovered in the Middle East.
- Pristine Etruscan tomb discovered in Italy.
- Searching for seeds of the past: A modern wheat plant might have a few hundred parents from a breeding program, but the ancient wild varieties had hundreds of thousands, perhaps millions, of parents.
- On the drawing board: The Great Pyramid of …Germany.
- Rosetta’s Target Comet: Lumpy, Bumpy, Fluffy and Layered.
- Looking for life in and under Antarctic ice.
- Power to the People: Run your house on a Prius.
- John Kanzius, a retired TV station owner, believes he’s come up with a way to “burn” saltwater, by bombarding it with microwaves. Video.
- Evidence suggests corals farm a unique algae which contains 100 times more DNA that humans.
- Texas spiders’ monstrous webs baffle scientists. Video.
- Spreading deserts threaten world food supply. More.
- Geologic history shows rising oceans bring an increase in volcanic activity, earthquakes, giant submarine landslides and tsunamis.
- Paralysed man in US gets brain chip that reads his mind.
- Rocket fuel powers bionic arm.
- Point, Click … Eavesdrop: How the FBI Wiretap Net Operates.
- BIS, the world’s most prestigious financial body, says global economy is vulnerable to another 1930s-style depression.
Quote of the Day:
When will I begin my life again? One day I’ll fly away – leave all this to yesterday. Why live life from dream to dream, and dread the day that dreaming ends?