Topic: Purdue University
Scientists had thought the Haiti earthquake a year ago released stress on a well-known fault. It didn't. Instead, it revealed faults that scientists didn't know existed.
01/12/2011 07:53 pm
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Bones found on a South Pacific island may be those of Amelia Earhart, who disappeared while attempting to become the first woman to fly around the world.
12/17/2010 11:23 pm
The three winners of the 2010 Nobel Prize in chemistry found new ways to use the metal palladium as a chemical matchmaker.
10/06/2010 03:57 pm
Two Japanese scientists won the Nobel Prize for chemistry, prompting special editions of newspapers and popular cheer after a run of bad news about political scandal and a stuttering economy.
10/06/2010 02:53 pm
Genetically modified seeds are still popular, but farmers question the high costs and the rise of herbicide-resistant weeds.
10/04/2010 09:22 am
The VORTEX-2 tornado research project completed last week aims to increase warning times and reduce false alarms.
06/22/2010 07:01 pm
Scientists are using sophisticated tools to estimate the flow of oil responsible for the BP oil spill. Some techniques are commonly used to show scientific principles, but are not often applied to real-world problems.
06/11/2010 08:41 pm
For years scientists had a hard time figuring out which asteroids the meteorites came from.
06/11/2010 12:37 pm
Life is filled with intriguing human intersections in which peoples’ paths cross and sometimes recross years later in seemingly random ways. This is one reporter's remembrance of a close encounter with Coach John Wooden
06/05/2010 03:08 pm