Archive: 10/06/2009

Beetle shell inspires brilliant white paper

An obscure species of beetle has shown how brilliant white paper could be produced in a completely new way. A team from Imerys Minerals Ltd. and the University of Exeter has taken inspiration from the shell of the Cyphochilus ...

dateJun 10, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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Close social ties make baboons better mothers

Baboons whose mothers have strong relationships with other females are much more likely to survive to adulthood than baboons reared by less social mothers, according to a new study by researchers at UCLA, the University of ...

dateJun 10, 2009 in Plants & Animals
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Not so windy: Research suggests winds dying down

(AP) -- The wind, a favorite power source of the green energy movement, seems to be dying down across the United States. And the cause, ironically, may be global warming - the very problem wind power seeks to address.

dateJun 10, 2009 in Environment
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