Archive: 03/11/2008

New twist on life's power source

A startling discovery by scientists at the Carnegie Institution puts a new twist on photosynthesis, arguably the most important biological process on Earth. Photosynthesis by plants, algae, and some bacteria supports nearly ...

Mar 11, 2008 4.7 / 5 (35) 2

Royal corruption is rife in the ant world

Far from being a model of social co-operation, the ant world is riddled with cheating and corruption – and it goes all the way to the top, according to scientists from the Universities of Leeds and Copenhagen.

Mar 11, 2008 4.4 / 5 (14) 2

Clean diesels

Modern diesel cars are not only quieter than their predecessors but also release considerably fewer exhaust fumes into the atmosphere. The filters for heavy-duty, construction and off-road vehicles are not ...

Mar 11, 2008 4.5 / 5 (2) 1