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Why Are Thousands Of Bats Dying?

By Meera Dolasia on March 26, 2008
Why Are Thousands Of Bats Dying?

The death of thousands of hibernating bats in caves near New York and Vermont has scientists baffled and concerned. The issue is very similar to the mysterious disappearance of honeybees that has continued to worry scientists and farmers since late last year.

The First House On The Moon?

By Meera Dolasia on March 24, 2008
The First House On The Moon?

A little red house on the moon? If Swedish artist Mikael Genberg has his way this will be a reality by 2011. He has the full support of the Swedish Space Agency and even some big sponsors that include a car rental company and members of the Swedish Government.

Russian Aerocar - The Ultimate Machine On Land, Sea And Air?

By Meera Dolasia on March 16, 2008
Russian Aerocar - The Ultimate Machine On Land, Sea And Air?

Alexander Begak, a Russian inventor unveiled his most recent creation earlier this week. "Evolution", according to Alexander is the ultimate machine that can operate on land, sea and air. 

17-year old wins $100,000 scholarship in Science Talent Competition

By Meera Dolasia on March 15, 2008
17-year old wins $100,000 scholarship in Science Talent Competition

17-year old Shivani Sud, a high school senior from North Carolina will receive a $100,000 U.S. Dollar scholarship from the Intel Foundation for winning the annual Intel Science Talent Search Contest, held in Washington D.C. last week. Shivani beat 1,600 other students nationwide with her research on how to improve colon cancer treatment.

Shuttle Endeavour blasts into space on a sixteen day mission

By Meera Dolasia on March 11, 2008
Shuttle Endeavour blasts into space on a sixteen day mission

Early this morning, Shuttle Endeavour lit up the dark skies with a spectacular launch to Space. The seven men crew has two main missions - to add the first module (section) of Japan's Science Lab and to attach a second Canadian Robotic Arm called "Dextre".

Arizona's Grand Canyon

By Meera Dolasia on March 10, 2008
Arizona's Grand Canyon

Arizona's magnificent Grand Canyon made the news headlines twice last week. First because of the decision to flood it with billions of gallons of water, to try restore the Canyon's natural habitat and the second time because of a new study that suggests that the Canyon is a lot older than we think.

Cow Power - The new renewable energy source!

By Meera Dolasia on March 9, 2008
Cow Power - The new renewable energy source!

Now, in addition to producing "great cheese," California's happy cows will also be providing power to its residents. Earlier this week, Pacific Gas & Electric (PG&E), California's utility company in collaboration with BioEnergy Solutions, unveiled a system that will collect manure (cow poop) from a dairy farm and refine it into biogas, (almost the same as natural gas).

It's a bird, It's a plane - It's a RoboSwift

By Meera Dolasia on March 5, 2008
It's a bird, It's a plane - It's a RoboSwift

Inspired by the Common Swift (a kind of bird), one of nature's most efficient flyers, the RoboSwift, is a small aircraft designed by aerospace engineering students at Delft University of Technology and Wageningen University in the Netherlands.

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