Sleeping beneath the ice.

10 February 2011 grant b 1

Reuters reports on a Russian mission to reach an oxygen-rich lake that’s been untouched for 15 million years: “It’s minus 40 (Celsius) outside,” [Alex] Turkeyev […]

Washing away.

30 April 2010 grant b 0

Slate (yeah, not the first place I look for science news, but hey) unearths the sad truth about beaches that aren’t going to be beaches […]

Nuclear molemen?

13 January 2010 grant b 0

Sorry, but I just can’t outdo Wired’s headline on this one: Pentagon Scientists Target Iran’s Nuclear Molemen: Iran’s president, Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, apparently takes a personal […]

The Gold Bug

13 October 2009 grant b 0

EurekAlert tells me these dudes in Australia are breeding their fortunes after finding a germ that, in effect, lays golden eggs: “A number of years […]

Global warming real estate.

25 May 2009 grant b 0

You’d expect the rising ocean levels to decimate coastlines, but the New York Times points out that melting glaciers are, rather surprisingly, raising land levels […]

Scratch that asteroid.

1 May 2009 grant b 0

Science Daily blows a hole in what had been history’s biggest explosion with news that that colossal asteroid that made the Yucatan might not have […]

The sunken ocean.

9 March 2009 grant b 0

Science Daily reveals something more lost than any lost continent – remnants of a time when an ocean itself sank and disappeared: Using new computer […]