Titanic: Microscopic Bacteria Content from http://www.history.com/

Nearly a century after striking an iceberg and plunging into the North Atlantic two days into her maiden voyage, Titanic has become a meal for hungry microscopic bacteria, including a newly identified strain that bears her name: Halomonas titanicae. More to Explore People and Groups Molly Brown James Cameron Themes Lusitania Hindenburg Related Topics Titanic […]

Freaks, Geeks, and GDP

Freaks, Geeks, and GDP Why hasn’t the Internet helped the American economy grow as much as economists thought it would? By Annie Lowrey Posted Tuesday, March 8, 2011, at 10:17 AM ET ——————————————————————————– If you have attended any economists’ cocktail parties in the past month or so—lucky you!—then you have probably heard chatter about Tyler […]

Carvings From Cherokee Script’s Dawn

June 23, 2009 http://www.nytimes.com/2009/06/23/science/23cherokee.html By JOHN NOBLE WILFORD (Quote from William Welge included) The illiterate Cherokee known as Sequoyah watched in awe as white settlers made marks on paper, convinced that these “talking leaves” were the source of white power and success. This inspired the consuming ambition of his life: to create a Cherokee written […]