17 Results for

permafrost

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A freezer without permafrost

It seems as if every freezer winds up with that layer of frost and ice taking up valuable space, as well as getting a bit icky. But Electrolux has a freezer that promises to defrost itself.

By Jun. 25, 2008

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Scientists revive 30,000-year-old giant virus

Scientists have revived a giant virus after it laid dormant in the Siberian permafrost for over 30,000 years.

By Mar. 5, 2014

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Zombie moss: Plant revives after 1,500 frozen years

Scientists pull a sample of moss out of an ancient deep-freeze and discover it was just waiting for a chance to grow again.

By Mar. 18, 2014

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One (alleged) cause of climate change you've never heard of

The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change says humans are to blame for our warming planet. Crave's Eric Mack recalls a time in Alaska where he learned exactly which humans could be most responsible.

By Oct. 2, 2013

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Study: Earth microbes could survive Martian conditions

If NASA isn't extremely careful about sterilization, then life on Mars could end up being exactly the same as certain forms of bacteria life on Earth.

By Dec. 28, 2012

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DNA decay rate makes 'Jurassic Park' impossible

Researchers in New Zealand found that DNA decays far quicker than previously considered, making it impossible to salvage usable genetic material from dinosaurs.

By Oct. 10, 2012

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Scientist says he can clone long-extinct mammoth

A Japanese scientist says he has a "reasonable chance" of successfully cloning the long-extinct woolly mammoth within just a few years, according to a report.

By Jan. 16, 2011

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Free playlist: Earth To Mars

Free playlist: Earth To Mars

By May. 30, 2008

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U.K. layers climate shift on Google Earth

Interactive layer developed by British government lets users view side effects of worldwide temperature increase.

By Jul. 15, 2010

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Endangered: islands, not just birds and bees

The World Monuments Fund issues a list of the 100 most endangered cultural sites in world.

By Jun. 6, 2007