Plant saves planet

April 11, 1997

THE RECENT Science Week highlighted some interesting web sites. Southampton University (www.soc.soton. ac.uk/SUDO/tt/eh) has beautiful pictures of Emiliania huxleyi, a tiny sea plant which could save us from the greenhouse effect by turning carbon dioxide into chalk. Harold Thimbleby's team at Middlesex University have put together a Benjamin Franklin site celebrating one of the Enlightenment's most brilliant and inquiring minds (www.cs.mdx.ac.uk/franklin/)

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