Moving Iron in Antarctica
Georgia Tech research indicates that diatoms stuff more iron into their silica shells than they actually need. As a result, there?s not enough iron to go around, and the added iron may stimulate less productivity than expected.
Hunting season for Higgs ends
But researchers confident that the existence of the Higgs boson will be decided in 2012.
Palestinian membership puts UN projects at risk
Science and culture agency loses US funding, and other bodies could follow.
Time is running out for the leap second
Abolition would see 'official' time unmoored from the Sun.
Government leads new GM crops push
Environment Secretary Owen Paterson is set to reopen the debate about genetic modification by calling for the reform of crop licensing at EU level.
Paid-for news 'gains favour online'
A study by Reuters suggests more people are becoming willing to buy online news, but warns that social media may be eroding brand recognition.