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15-Feb-2005
Space 'eye' gives cloth quality colour control
Every year, European textile companies lose 800 million by throwing away 160 million metres of dyed fabrics. At the same time, 8,000 tonnes of dyes and chemicals have to be 'cleaned' to prevent pollution.

Contact: Karina De Castris
karina.de.castris@esa.int
39-069-418-0844
European Space Agency

14-Feb-2005
Lightning is a flash point for collaboration
Scientists at Lawrence Livermore National Lab are creating man-made lighting to study this shocking weather phenomena.

Contact: Anne Stark
stark8@llnl.gov
925-422-9799
DOE/Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

11-Feb-2005
Too many deer in the forest
There are so many white-tailed deer in the eastern forests of North America that wild American ginseng and other forest-floor plants are in danger of going extinct, new research suggests.

Contact: Science Press Package
scipak@aaas.org
202-326-6440
American Association for the Advancement of Science

7-Feb-2005
Cloud-free Europe from space
Only a few Europeans have been lucky enough to see their homelands from space. However, thanks to ESA's Envisat spacecraft, every European can now enjoy an astronaut's view of the country where they live.

Contact: Karina De Castris
Karina.De.Castris@esa.int
European Space Agency

4-Feb-2005
On real ant farms, the crop is in control
On an ant farm, who is the farmer and what is being raised for food?

Contact: Science Press Package
scipak@aaas.org
202-326-6440
American Association for the Advancement of Science

31-Jan-2005
SMART images of the Moon
Europe has reached the Moon, and ESA's SMART-1 spacecraft is beginning to send back spectacular images of Earth's neighbour.

Contact: Karina De Castris
Karina.De.Castris@esa.int
European Space Agency

28-Jan-2005
Burn extra calories without 'exercising'
It's no secret that physical activity and eating a balanced diet are important for maintaining your weight at a healthy level. So what counts as physical activity?

Contact: Science Press Package
scipak@aaas.org
202-326-6440
American Association for the Advancement of Science

21-Jan-2005
Lion lifestyle logic
In the story of The Lion King, lion cub Simba learns about how everything lives together in a delicate balance called "the circle of life."

Contact: Science Press Packages
scipak@aaas.org
202-326-6440
American Association for the Advancement of Science

21-Jan-2005
Antarctic giant on the loose
At the bottom of the world, an enormous, bottle-shaped iceberg has been threatening to demolish everything in its path. And ESA's Envisat spacecraft has been watching every move.

Contact: Karina De Castris
Karina.De.Castris@esa.int
European Space Agency

19-Jan-2005
Sounds of an alien world
Last Friday, ESA's Huygens probe wrote a new chapter in the history of space exploration when it landed on the hidden surface of Saturn's giant moon, Titan.

Contact: Karina de Castris
Karina.De.Castris@esa.int
European Space Agency

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