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Bacteria with Midas touch turn ions to gold

02/05/2013 8:45am
A bacterium that turns ions into gold nanoparticles could be used as a tool for gold extraction, according to a recent study.

Study suggests Neanderthals died out earlier

02/05/2013 10:22am
Theories about when the last Neanderthals walked the Earth may have to be revised, according to a study that suggests they became extinct in their last refuge in Spain much earlier than previously thought.

BYU researcher could help improve weather forecasts by studying waves

02/05/2013 4:47pm
Meteorologists take a lot of unnecessary heat when they aren't perfectly accurate. But Tuesday is National Weatherperson's Day, and one BYU professor has a gift that could help make their life a little easier.