Archive: 16/04/2014

Can science eliminate extreme poverty?

Science has often come to the rescue when it comes to the world's big problems, be it the Green Revolution that helped avoid mass starvation or the small pox vaccine that eradicated the disease. There is always hope that ...

dateApr 16, 2014 in Other
shares0 comments 3

Unlocking secrets of new solar material

( —A new solar material that has the same crystal structure as a mineral first found in the Ural Mountains in 1839 is shooting up the efficiency charts faster than almost anything researchers have seen before—and ...

dateApr 16, 2014 in Energy & Green Tech
shares0 comments 1

Ranchers benefit from long-term grazing data

Scientists studying changes in the Earth's surface rely on 40 years of Landsat satellite imaging, but South Dakota ranchers making decisions about grazing their livestock can benefit from 70 years of data gathered at the ...

dateApr 16, 2014 in Ecology
shares0 comments 0