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A Whale of a Tale
August 26, 2008 · Be The First To Comment

photo credit: Erwin Winkelman HMNS was honored last week when Minerals Management Service  (MMS) chose our Wiess Energy Hall for an announcement about their six-year, $9.3 million study of endangered sperm whales in the Gulf of Mexico. Part of the mission of MMS is to promote responsible use of energy and mineral resources on federal land […]

Science Doesn’t Sleep (8.26.08)
August 26, 2008 · 3 Comments

photo credit: law_keven So here’s what went down after you logged off. According to new analysis of satellite imagery, cows tend to face “moo North” – indicating that they somehow sense Earth’s magnetism. The goblin shark is so strange-looking – and you can check it out in this video from Japan. Victory for the caveman! According to new […]

Science Doesn’t Sleep (8.18.08)
August 18, 2008 · 1 Comment

photo credit: Kiwi Flickr So here’s what went down after you logged off. Robots: they’re so hot right now. A new surveillance bot looks really cool – but it’s also extremely noisy (and so not very good for surveillance.) And – this robot could save your life. A humpback whale has lost its way, somehow ending up […]

Science Doesn’t Sleep (8.14.08)
August 14, 2008 · 1 Comment

Nutritous and delicious. photo credit: Steve Navarro So here’s what went down after you logged off. For the 2008 Olympians, what’s nutritious and delicious? Powdered apple peel. Humans and wild elephants in Indonesia have come into repeated conflict over habitat – resulting in property losses for humans and deaths of wild elephants. So, locals have developed […]



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