Daily Archives: June 24, 2012

Some Most Innovative Elementary Schools in America

Guest Post by Helen Olson Elementary educators know their role lays the foundation for their students’ future successes — and failures. While the early years may not exactly impact whether or not little Muffin or Junior graduates magna cum laude … Continue reading

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Lichen Can Survive in Space: New Light on Origin of Life

You can freeze it, thaw it, vacuum dry it and expose it to radiation, but still life survives. ESA’s research on the International Space Station is giving credibility to theories that life came from outer space — as well as … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Echoes in the Mist:
A section of vitrified rock wall. The hill fort Tap O Noth lies on a hill top in Aberdeenshire, Scotland.  Along the fort is a vitrified wall, a wall heated to such an…

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WMO launches new weather data system

The UN agency, which launched the system last month (31 January), said it would improve access to meteorological observations and products for stakeholders including the research and disaster risk reduction sectors. read here

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