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Within the pantheon of Victorian-era naturalists, there was no villain more sinister than Richard Owen. That’s what I had always been taught, anyway. Though undeniably brilliant, teachers and textbooks conceded, Owen was a jealous, [...]
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Finanzierungsrunde über EUR 2,2 Mio. abgeschlossen/Börsengang für 2012 geplant Heidelberg. Die Deutsche Rohstoff AG (Heidelberg) hat mit der „Seltenerden Storkwitz
Sorry it’s taken a while, but here are the answers to the Celebrity Plant Quiz from two months ago:1 K – Olive (Oyl) – photo of Olea europaea2 E – Hazel (Blears) – photo of Corylus avellana3 L – (Rose of) Sharon (Stone) – photo of [...]
Photographically 2011 was a poor year for me, most of my better shots were taken on a single photoshoot weekend in Liverpool. After Rock365 in 2010 I was a bit jaded photographically and even when I went out I tended not to take the 5D with me. I [...]
In the early hours of 13 April 1992, the border region in western Europe where Germany, Belgium and the Netherlands meet was shaken by a magnitude 5.4 earthquake, caused by northeast-southwest extension in the Roer Valley Graben. The shaking was [...]
Based on the earthquake activity in El Hierro volcano it seems that new magma injection has taken place, or is taking place at current time in El Hierro volcano. This new magma injection into El Hierro volcano has already been … Continue [...]
This afternoon around lunch time we arrived at the last drilling site of Expedition 339 (Site U1391), located on the Portuguese SW Margin.
Relatively cheap, simple steps using existing technologies could cut projected global warming by one degree Fahrenheit – a substantial amount -- by focusing on sources of methane and soot, concludes a new study by an international team of [...]
This was my first ever trip to an American zoo and I have to say I was impressed. OK, so I’d expect nothing less, but this was nevertheless an excellent day out. The layout was great, the species interesting, and as usual even for a real zoo-phile [...]