Archive: 14/02/2011

More deep-sea vents discovered

Scientists aboard the Royal Research Ship James Cook have discovered a new set of deep-sea volcanic vents in the chilly waters of the Southern Ocean. The discovery is the fourth made by the research team in three years, ...

dateFeb 14, 2011 in Earth Sciences
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Getting a charge out of solar 'paint'

Have you seen those big, bulky, breakable photovoltaic cells that now collect the sun's rays? Well, what if solar energy could be harnessed using tiny collectors that could be spray painted on a roof, a wall or even a window?

dateFeb 14, 2011 in Energy & Green Tech
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Hospital nurses dissatisfied with health benefits

Researchers at the University of Pennsylvania have found that nearly 41 per cent of nurses working in American hospitals and health-care settings were dissatisfied with their health-care benefits. The figure is more than ...

dateFeb 14, 2011 in Other
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Nokia CEO under gun to justify Microsoft switch

(AP) -- Investors have panned his shake-up strategy and employees are rankled. Now, Nokia Corp.'s Stephen Elop, the first non-Finn to lead the world's largest maker of phones, is in a hurry to justify his decision to ditch ...

dateFeb 14, 2011 in Business
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Total cooperation among people is not viable

A situation where a majority of people cooperate never happens. This is due to the fact that a significant number of individuals never cooperate and if they do it is in response to the decision of their neighbors to cooperate ...

dateFeb 14, 2011 in Social Sciences
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