This Week: Ancient water = ancient habitat?
In the News: Texas is dry and hot. Global warming?
Coming Thursday: Roaches: A lot smarter than you thought!
Hitting the road? What could be more enlightening than gawking at a cave, exploring a desert, or eyeballing the largest telescope in the world? Need proof that science is not just books and websites or equations and software? Get moving!
Flax, the basis for linen, was spun and dyed, and lost in the mud. More than 30,000 years later, microscopic flax fibers provide the first cord in archeological history.
An international team of scientists selected the Homestake goldmine to be the world’s deepest underground lab, but the project may sink.