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15-Mar-2007
Radar reveals Martian Pole's icy underside
A radar instrument took images of Mars' south pole and found very pure water ice and lots of it. There is so much water that if it were spread evenly over the planet it would be about 11 meters thick, or 36 feet deep.

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

12-Mar-2007
Is your animal happy?
Do pigs, chickens, dogs and cats have good lives in Norway? Most animals do lead good lives in this country. But some do not.

Contact: Bjarne Olai Braastad
bjarne.braastad@umb.no
476-496-5162
The Research Council of Norway

12-Mar-2007
A natural climate expert
Every moose hunter dreams of knowing the exact location of a moose. That is now possible, but the technology is not for hunters -- just for researchers.

Contact: Professor Bernt Erik Saether
bernt.erik.sather@bio.ntnu.no
477-359-0584
The Research Council of Norway

8-Mar-2007
Introducing the sala-bot: A salamander-like robot shows how swimmers can be walkers
Around 400 million years ago, vertebrate animals first ventured from the ocean onto land. How did those first fishy explorers figure out how to walk on solid ground? A new salamander-like robot may provide some answers.

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

2-Mar-2007
Nevada school wins IEEE-USA-sponsored Best Essay award at National Future City Competition
Nevada Christian Home School of Sparks, Nev., won the Best Essay award at the National Finals of the National Engineers Week Future City Competition Feb. 21. The honor was one of 29 special awards.

Contact: Chris McManes
c.mcmanes@ieee.org
202-530-8356
IEEE-USA

1-Mar-2007
The mystery of the Thirteen Towers of Chankillo
Thirteen towers march from north to south along the top of a low hill in the coastal Peruvian desert. These towers -- spread over 300 meters -- are part of a fourth-century BCE ceremonial complex in a remote location in Peru's Casma-Sechin River Basin.

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

26-Feb-2007
Iowa middle school wins IEEE-USA national communications award
Turkey Valley Community School of Jackson Junction, Iowa, won the seventh annual IEEE-USA Best Communications System Award at the National Finals of the National Engineers Week Future City Competition on Feb. 21. The honor, for the most "efficient and accurate communications system," was one of 29 special awards presented at the Hyatt Regency Hotel-Capitol Hill.

Contact: Chris McManes
c.mcmanes@ieee.org
202-530-8356
IEEE-USA

22-Feb-2007
Medieval Islamic architects were math whizzes
The walls of many ancient buildings in the Islamic world are covered in designs that are mind-bogglingly complex. A new study now helps explain how the designers managed to make such intricate patterns.

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

15-Feb-2007
Elk change physiology when hunted by wolves
The wolves of the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem affect elk in important ways besides making meals of them, researchers have found.

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

9-Feb-2007
Counting crows -- and warblers and doves
People from all ages and places can participate in the Great Backyard Bird Count, Feb. 16-19, 2007. It is a joint project of the Cornell Lab of Ornithology and the National Audubon Society. Now in its 10th year, this fun, free event helps create a long-term record scientists can use to learn how environmental changes -- such as urbanization and global climate change -- are affecting birds.

Contact: Blaine Friedlander
bpf2@cornell.edu
607-254-8093
Cornell University

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