Currents blog - August 2012

A blog covering science news by Inside Science writers and editors

Aug 23 2012 - 1:45pm

One year after a 5.8 magnitude earthquake hit Louisa County, Virginia, the landscape of the news media is still shaking.

Aug 13 2012 - 4:00pm

Using science to improve meals for passengers

Aug 10 2012 - 3:30pm

David Rudisha's world record 800-meter performance, and a look ahead to the women's final.

Aug 6 2012 - 3:00pm

Following NASA's Mars Science Laboratory mission as it landed on the Red Planet and successfully deposited the Curiosity rover early this morning U.S. Eastern time revealed a cascade of dramatic events, both on Mars and on Earth.

Aug 3 2012 - 2:30pm

Competition in Olympic track and field events begins today. It's timing for running, jumping, and throwing to grab the world's attention.

Aug 2 2012 - 4:15pm

Here is more interesting information that didn't fit into the story on using math to predict world record performances in track and field.

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