NASA Announces Next Undersea Exploration Mission Dates And Crew
Washington, D.C. - May 4, 2010 22:35 EST
NASA will send two astronauts, a veteran undersea engineer and an experienced scientist into the ocean depths off Florida's east coast this month to test exploration concepts and learn more about working in an unforgiving, treacherous environment. The 14th expedition...
Website Launched To Rebut 'Fish Stories' On Misguided 'Mercury Facts'
Williamsburg, Virginia - Apr 23, 2010 19:17 EST
At the "International Mercury Expo 2010" this weekend at the College of William and Mary, a mercury watchdog group is launching a new website to counter misinformation on 'mercury facts' spread by industry and groups claiming to represent consumers –...
Scientists: Whale Poop Is Vital To Ocean's Carbon Cycle; 'Huge Amounts Of Iron'
Australian Antarctic Division - Apr 22, 2010 14:47 EST
The important role whale poo plays in the productivity of the Southern Ocean has been revealed in a new study.
Scientists from the Australian Antarctic Division and the Antarctic Climate and Ecosystems Cooperative Research Centre (ACE CRC) are looking at how...