Science News

Add to Favorites Subscribe Share
newswise-fb-share-
Press "esc" to clear
Go to Advanced Search
Showing results 5791157920 of 57995
pur-logo.gif

Article ID: 1755

Purdue Lab Helps Solve Mysteries, Aids Studies

Purdue University

Researchers across the country rely on PRIME Lab in a wide variety of investigations, from studying soil erosion and weather patterns to tracking aluminum absorption in humans to dating ancient glaciers, archaeological artifacts and meteorite falls.

Released:
31-Jan-1997 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 1753

NASA University Research Centers' Conference

University of New Mexico

The latest in fuzzy logic, intelligent systems, remote sensing, global positioning systems, robotic space exploraton and other technologies developed for use in future space missions will be the focus of the 1997 NASA University Research Centers' Technical Conference on Education, Aeronautics, Space, Autonomy Earth and Environment scheduled for Feb. 16-19 at the Sheraton Uptown in Albuquerque, NM.

Released:
31-Jan-1997 12:00 AM EST
snl_badge_subpage.png

Article ID: 1752

Sandia to Test Law Enforcement Technologies

Sandia National Laboratories

The National Institute of Justice announced this week that it has signed an agreement with Sandia National Laboratories to research and develop security technologies. In the past 20 years, Sandia has developed state-of-the- art physical security technologies-- design, and implementation of detection, entry control, delay, and response technologies-- as well as explosives detection and bomb disablement.

Released:
31-Jan-1997 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 1751

Adoptive parents favor opening sealed records

Cornell University

Parents of adopted children in New York are overwhelmingly in favor of laws that allow adult adoptees access to information in their birth certificates about their birth parents, according to a new Cornell University study.

Released:
31-Jan-1997 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 1750

Upstate New Yorkers open to NYC watershed deal

Cornell University

The resentment public officials feared would prevent a watershed agreement between New York City and municipalities along the Hudson River watershed was not very deep, a Cornell University study has found.

Released:
31-Jan-1997 12:00 AM EST
nsf-logo.gif
  • Embargo expired:
    30-Jan-1997 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 1759

Major Changes in Mineral Chemistry and Properties at High Pressures Seen

National Science Foundation (NSF)

Changes in the magnetic structure of minerals at high pressures might have significant implications for the structure and evolution of the Earth, and may have a significant impact on the planetís magnetic field.

Released:
1-Feb-1997 12:00 AM EST

Article ID: 1745

Merger of U.S. and Russian Satellite GPS

University of Maine

A satellite-based positioning system used by hikers, farmers, pilots and scientists could double in size if Alfred Leick, University of Maine professor of spatial information science and engineering, can solve a problem stemming from the Cold War.

Released:
30-Jan-1997 12:00 AM EST
GEORGIA-FS-FC_1.jpg

Article ID: 1744

Rates Of Ocean Nitrogen Uptake May Be Underestimated

University of Georgia

ATHENS, Ga. -- The Southern Ocean -- that vast expanse of water that surrounds the frozen continent of Antarctica -- has been reluctant to give up it wealth of scientific secrets. But new information gathered from a voyage to the bottom of the world could have a major impact on how scientists view the role oceans play in the global carbon and nitrogen cycle. Dr. Deborah Bronk, a biological oceanographer from the University of Georgia, undertook a six-week voyage to the Southern Ocean and to Antarctica's Ross Sea.

Released:
29-Jan-1997 12:00 AM EST
MI-Tech-logo-July-2017.png

Article ID: 1743

New Manufacturing Boosts Performance, Lowers Costs

Michigan Technological University

A researcher in Michigan Technological University's Institute of Materials Processing has developed a new manufacturing approach that combines casting, forging, powder metallurgy, bonding, and coating in one process to produce high performance components at lower cost for a variety of industries.

Released:
29-Jan-1997 12:00 AM EST
nsf-logo.gif

Article ID: 1742

Jungles of Borneo: Science CD-Rom for Children

National Science Foundation (NSF)

Students are becoming ëscientific consultantsí to the Indonesian government, working together to help track down rare plants that may hold a cure for cancer or discover why a vital cash crop is refusing to produce fruit.

Released:
29-Jan-1997 12:00 AM EST

Showing results 5791157920 of 57995

Chat now!