Bookmarks for 2011-02-06

February 7th, 2011 | brainjuice

  • 2,000 New Archaeological Sites Found Using Google Earth
    "In a number of places, places rich in history and therefor rich in latent archaeological information, it is too hard to dig. Either the politics, terrain or the need to budget makes even educated guesswork prohibitive. But now, an Australian archaeologist has found almost 2,000 new sites in Saudi Arabia using a program that takes less than a minute to download: Google Earth."
    (tags:history web )
  • DNA engine observed in real-time traveling along base pair track
    "In a complex feat of nanoengineering, a team of scientists at Kyoto University and the University of Oxford have succeeded in creating a programable molecular transport system, the workings of which can be observed in real time."
    (tags:sci nano )

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