geographers map carbon dioxide absorption of worlds
Scientists and environmental advocates for years have
urged that nations be held accountable for the irresponsible destruction
of forests. But until recently there existed no reliable way to measure
the size or density of forests in remote areas.
of women varies widely in Muslim world, says prof
Recent newspaper images of Afghan women, shrouded and faceless in their
flowing blue burkas or joyfully emerging from cover as the Taliban regime
was falling, are becoming etched into the minds of Westerners. Veiled
and oppressed Muslim women are suddenly a compelling topic in the media:
Time magazine recently devoted a cover feature to their plight.
the boat," Bill O'Reilly tells students at COM
"Caution: you are about to enter a no-spin zone," said Brent
Baker when he introduced talk show host Bill O'Reilly on December 7.
prof: Segway's maxed-out gyro will limit affordability
The new Segway Human Transporter is expected to
be the most hyped high-tech product since the Apple Macintosh when it becomes
available to consumers in about a year.
mezzo-soprano hits a high note with Metropolitan Opera's new season
Trolley: recipe for the making of a landmark
A cappella at BU blends entertainment
with music biz
By Neil Plakey