Where U.S. carbon dioxide emissions come from...and where they go.
By Dawn StoverPosted 04.07.2008 at 5:53 pm 4 Comments
Vulcan CO2 Map
Color-coded for output density
A new system for mapping carbon dioxide emissions in the U.S. will help regulators figure out exactly where these emissions are coming from and how best to reduce them. Among human-produced gases that contribute to climate change, carbon dioxide is public enemy number one.
A bold plan to immunize every American against bird fluâ€”in four weeks
By Joshua TompkinsPosted 12.20.2005 at 2:00 am 0 Comments
A few months AGO, when researchers analyzed the genome of the devastating 1918 influenza, they found it to be a direct descendant of a common bird-flu strain, with just a few disparate amino acids here and there. The finding cast a chilling new light on the most lethal modern bird flu, known as H5N1, which has already killed at least 70 people in Asia but isn't transmissible between humans-yet.