Archive: 09/2/2011

Seizing the opportunity: treating epilepsy in cats

Many cat owners are not sure how to react when their animals start behaving abnormally. The diagnosis of epilepsy and similar conditions is particularly difficult because the symptoms are so variable. In some cases the first ...

Sep 02, 2011 not rated yet 0

An impermeable wrap for future electronics

A moisture-resistant coating that extends the lifetime and reliability of plastic electronic devices, such as organic solar cells or flexible displays, has garnered the intense interest of developers of next-generation ...

Sep 02, 2011 5 / 5 (1) 1

Rock rafts could be 'cradle of life'

(PhysOrg.com) -- Floating rafts of volcanic pumice could have played a significant role in the origins of life on Earth, scientists from Oxford University and the University of Western Australia have suggested.

Sep 02, 2011 4.8 / 5 (6) 12 | with audio podcast

A flexible way to use sun's rays

Carl Harberger's 6,000-square-foot house in the Chatsworth neighborhood of Los Angeles is equipped with six refrigerators, five TVs, a smattering of computers and a pool, among other things - enough to draw the wagging finger ...

Sep 02, 2011 2.7 / 5 (3) 9

Einstein's dream surpassed

(PhysOrg.com) -- A constant stabilization experiment of a quantum state has been successfully carried out for the first time by a team from the Laboratoire Kastler Brossel headed by Serge Haroche. The researchers succeeded ...

Sep 02, 2011 4.8 / 5 (31) 24 | with audio podcast