For nearly two years now, scientists in the Western Hemisphere have been racking their brains over the mystery of the vanishing honeybees. Now German Professor Juergen Tautz and his team are trying to get to the root of the issue, by attaching a microchip to three bee colonies.
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The normally blue skies of Northern California are hazy these days, engulfed by smoke from the hundreds of fires that are still burning in the water-parched hills and valleys of the region. The 800 plus fires were started by an unprecedented 8,000 strikes of dry lightning that hit the region last weekend.
Watch out Energizer bunny, here comes Evolta, a feisty little robot. Powered by two AA batteries made by the Japanese Company, Panasonic, Evolta climbed and climbed for almost seven hours up a rope hung from a steep Grand Canyon cliff.
He may look like the absent-minded professor from the movie "Back to the Future", but 71-year old Walter Levin is one of the world's most popular professors, thanks to his unconventional ways of revealing the beauty of science to his students and people all around the world.
Who would think that this innocent-looking Light Brown Apple Moth could cause so much controversy. According to the California Department of Food and Agriculture, this immigrant from Australia is a menace to crops and needs to be eradicated immediately. While Californian's agree, it's the method used that has them yelling, 'STOP THE SPRAY'.
Instead of wondering whether to keep or toss the birthday or thank you card you just received, you may now be able to grow it. Welcome to the new world of completely recyclable greeting cards that are coming to market. Not only are they eco-friendly, but they also cost about the same as conventional greeting cards.