Estimated to be more than 3 billion years old, the lake appears to have covered as much as 80 square miles and was up to 1,500 feet deep -- roughly the equivalent of Lake Champlain bordering the United States and Canada, said CU-Boulder Research Associate Gaetano Di Achille, who led the study.
Posted: 6/19/2009 12:00:00 AM Reads: 443 Submitted By: jeff Source: www.eurekalert.org Category: Mars Anomalies
"The big news is that we’ve shown how the human brain blocks an unwanted memory, that there is such a mechanism and it has a biological basis," said Stanford psychology Professor John Gabrieli, a co-author of the paper titled "Neural Systems Underlying the Suppression of Unwanted Memories." "It gets you past the possibility that there’s nothing in the brain that would suppress a memory – that it was all a misunderstood fiction."
Posted: 1/9/2004 12:00:00 AM Reads: 218 Submitted By: clayroy Source: www.eurekalert.org Category: Press Releases
WASHINGTON - The rate at which ozone is being destroyed in the upper stratosphere is slowing, and the levels of ozone-destroying chlorine in that layer of the atmosphere have peaked and are going down -- the first clear evidence that a worldwide reduction in chlorofluorocarbon pollution is having the desired effect, according to a new study.
Posted: 7/30/2003 12:00:00 AM Reads: 213 Submitted By: clayroy Source: www.eurekalert.org Category: Science Controversies