Science Doesn’t Sleep (7.15.08)


July 15, 2008
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So here’s what went down after you logged off.

Float like a seabird: sting like a bee. Conservationists hope honeybees will help protect endangered seabirds in Japan from the crows that regularly attack them.

Truck drivers, construction workers, factories and other smog-producers in Beijing have been banned from operating in the city in advance of the Olympics, in effort to improve air quality during the games. But, will it work?

Entomologists at London’s Natural History museum may have discovered a new species to add to the 28 million currently classified there. Somewhere deep in the rainforest? Nope – in their very own garden.

Everything will (probably) get a whole lot better, according to the 2008 UN State of the Future report.

One thing Columbus did not bring to the New World: stomach ulcers.

Farms are going vertical: imagine skyscrapers developed to produce 30 stories of arable land.

Erin B
Authored By Erin B Blatzer

Erin is the Director of Business Development at HMNS. In a past life, she was a public relations and online marketing dynamo at HMNS.

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