Archive: 04/2/2014

Tiny crystals to boost solar

A new approach to studying solar panel absorber materials has been developed by researchers in France, Acta Cryst. (2014). B70, 390. The technique could accelerate the development of non-toxic and readil ...

Apr 02, 2014
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First peanut genome sequenced

The International Peanut Genome Initiative—a group of multinational crop geneticists who have been working in tandem for the last several years—has successfully sequenced the peanut's genome.

Apr 02, 2014
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Anthropologist turns to the alpaca

D. Andrew Merriwether ambles into his lab wearing a green T-shirt, a weathered Binghamton University ball cap and a graying ponytail. He ignores the birthday cake on the bench (chocolate frosting with peanut butter cups) ...

Apr 02, 2014
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French cinema braces for Netflix launch

French film-lovers will soon be able to watch films through the video streaming service Netflix, although in an attempt to avoid onerous legislation the company will base itself out of Luxembourg, sources ...

Apr 02, 2014
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