Saturday, February 06, 2010

Obamas Muddled Solutions

"The president is trying to please everyone, but he needs to take tough action to prevent the US economy's second freefall"
Click on title for Guardian article
the american economy is still fucked, it seems.

Worrying effects of climate change on the world's oceans: acidification
"the increased acidity of the seawater itself can literally begin to eat away at the outer surfaces of shells of existing clams, snails and other calcified organisms, which could cause species to die outright or become vulnerable to new predators."

Last week, researchers announced that they had been able to place, for the first time, original colors on a dinosaur—painting in striking stripes on Sinosauropteryx's tail based on new evidence of pigment particles.

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