How much water do you really use

How much water do you really use

A while back, I got to see this really great water chart from good magazine, and I really think you should take a look at it. Again, it's their image,...

The day our Sun brought darkness

The day our Sun brought darkness

About 20 years ago, on March 13, 1989, the whole province of Quebec, Canada, suffered a blackout that by now has reached legendary proportions among astronomers and electrical engineers. Still,...

Is the Dead Sea going to die?

Is the Dead Sea going to die?

Whenever we hear something about the Dead Sea, we immediately think about the deepest point on Earth and, of course, about salt...a whole lot of salt. However, all these may...

Martin Luther King day

Martin Luther King day

Today, on the 3rd Monday of January, ZME Science pays homage to the man that was Martin Luther King, being grateful for all his lifetime achievements. Also, it's not hard...

The science of 2008

The science of 2008

Probably 2008 will remain in history as the year of the economic crisis, or perhaps of the LHC, or perhaps the year we landed on Mars... either way, it was...

Are we doing something wrong??

Recently, I received this email from a reader. No worries, I replied. The email is incomplete, as I won't add his name, replaced it with john smith; other than that,...

Having a lousy boss may be lethal

Having a lousy boss may be lethal

We all know how unpleasant it is to have an incapable, grumpy and never-satisfied boss. It’s annoying, nerve-wrecking and even …lethal. According to some new research having an awful boss...

America’s vote for science

America’s vote for science

Science and politics often go hand in hand; they influence one another and despite the fact that the connections are subtle, they often play a crucial role. If at today's...

Rare white lions go into the wild

Rare white lions go into the wild

In what is the culmination of years and years of work in the White Lion Project, a pride of white lions has been released in the Sanbona Wildlife Reserve in...

China will build algae biofuel facility

China will build algae biofuel facility

It seems that China is taking a more and more serious interest in green energy (actually they're taking a serios interest in everything), as Shanghai Jun Ya Yan Technology Development...

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