Archive: 12/1/2009

How did flowering plants evolve to dominate Earth?

To Charles Darwin it was an 'abominable mystery' and it is a question which has continued to vex evolutionists to this day: when did flowering plants evolve and how did they come to dominate plant life on earth? Today a study ...

Dec 01, 2009 4.4 / 5 (10) 1

Nokia sues top LCD, CRT display makers

(AP) -- Nokia Corp., the world's biggest mobile phone maker, said Tuesday it has filed suits against several leading liquid crystal display makers - including Philips, Toshiba, Sharp and Samsung - for alleged price fixing.

Dec 01, 2009 5 / 5 (1) 0

Nanoimaging in 3-D

(PhysOrg.com) -- As technology shrinks ever smaller, interest in objects and devices on the nanoscale becomes more apparent. However, visualizing these objects in three dimensions comes with special challenges. ...

Dec 01, 2009 4.7 / 5 (15) 0 feature

Pork meat grown in the laboratory

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists from Eindhoven University in The Netherlands have for the first time grown pork meat in the laboratory by extracting cells from a live pig and growing them in a petri dish.

Dec 01, 2009 4.5 / 5 (48) 53 weblog