Daily Archives: February 2, 2012

Originally posted on The Great Circular Indian Railway Challenge:
“such a river of life as nowhere else exists in all the world … the backbone of all Hind.” This week’s gripping news is that, in response to the Trans-Siberian site…

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Amazon Fungus Will Eat Plastic Solving a Big Environmental Problem of Landfills

Popular Science reports that a group of students from Yale found the fungus during an expedition to Ecuador and learned it breaks down polyurethane. This plastic is one of those modern chemical compounds found in so many products and it … Continue reading

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Mosses Triggered Ice Age: Study

New research led by scientists from Oxford University and Exeter University has shown that the invasion of the land by plants in the Ordovician Period (488-443 million years ago) cooled the climate and may have triggered a series of ice … Continue reading

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