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Neanderthal infant yields DNA evidence
Modern forensic DNA techniques normally used to determine the identity of modern humans have been applied to a Neanderthal infant. (2000-03-28)
New findings on origin of life
Scientists will report new findings from experiments that simulate the early solar system and the possibilities of finding remnants of life on Mars, Europa and other extraterrestrial bodies during a symposium March 27-28 at the national meeting of the American Chemical Society in San Francisco. (2000-03-26)
UI team wins $4 million NASA contract to search for water on Mars
University of Iowa professor and space physicist Don Gurnett has won a $4 million NASA contract in collaboration with the Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, Calif. to develop and use radar in a search for underground water on Mars. (1999-09-08)
Astrobiologist to hunt small game in Siberia
NASA and Russian scientists are setting out to Siberia to hunt small game, microbes whose life styles may hold clues to the possibilities for life elsewhere in the solar system. (1999-07-27)
The search for life on Mars begins in Siberia
Russian and NASA scientists will look for life forms in the inhospitable realm of Siberian permafrost. (1999-05-27)
Winter Science: New Permafrost Data Suggests Implications For Climate-Change Predictions, UD Prof Says
When Jack Frost nips at your nose, consider this: Perennially frozen material lurks beneath as much as one-fourth of the Earth's land surface. (1998-12-07)
Duke Studies Show U.S. Central Plains Vulnerable To Global Warming
By analyzing how the northern U.S. Central Plains changed between grassland and forest due to past climate changes, Duke University ecologists have offered further evidence that the region will likely undergo drastic ecological changes due to 21st-century global warming. (1998-08-04)
GIS Used To Catalog And Map The Mars Landscape
The USGS in Flagstaff, Ariz., is using NASA's Viking images and GIS techniques to investigate the origin of ancient river valleys on Mars and to map impact craters, faults and volcanoes on the Red Planet's surface. (1998-05-27)
Study Finds Striking Environmental Change In Arctic
Natural causes, not just human-induced forces, played a significant role in an unprecedented warming trend in the Arctic in the last 150 years, according to a study published in the November 14 issue of Science. (1997-11-13)
Arctic Tundra Now Pumping More Carbon Into Atmosphere
The arctic tundra's vast carbon reservoir has sprung a leak. (1996-12-15)
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