Archive: 08/17/2011

Review: Spurlock starts an original series on Hulu

(AP) -- To jump-start its original content business, Hulu has turned to documentary filmmaker Morgan Spurlock, the industrious red head whose engaging excitability can turn things like a McDonald's diet or ...

dateAug 17, 2011 in Internet
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Technology tethers free radicals

The science world is abuzz with news of a new platform technology developed by physicists at the University of Sydney - technology that can be used in areas as diverse as disease detection through to biofuel production.

dateAug 17, 2011 in General Physics
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Wrens eavesdrop on the neighbors

Superb fairy-wrens eavesdrop, learn to understand and react to the danger calls of other bird species that live nearby, according to new research published today in the Proceedings of the Royal Society B. ...

dateAug 17, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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Image: Opportunity's heat shield

This image from 2005 shows the remains of the heat shield from NASA's Mars Exploration Rover Opportunity, broken into two key pieces, the main piece on the left side and a broken-off flank piece near the middle ...

dateAug 17, 2011 in Space Exploration
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