Archive: 20/04/2010

Exposed: The strange sex life of spiders

Here's the good news: you are a male and you are allowed to have sex, at most, twice in your life. If that's the good news -- you may well ask -- what's the bad news? It's this: if you copulate for longer than 10 seconds, ...

dateApr 20, 2010 in Plants & Animals
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Social networking apps for cars to be unveiled at U-M

( -- Social networking and transportation utility applications for cars are being prototyped in a Cloud Computing in the Commute course taught this semester at the University of Michigan in partnership with Ford ...

dateApr 20, 2010 in Software
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Fast Transistors Could Save Energy

( -- Transistors, the cornerstone of electronics, are lossy and therefore consume energy. Swiss esearchers from the ETH Zurich and EPF Lausanne have developed transistors targeting high switching speeds and higher ...

dateApr 20, 2010 in Semiconductors
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New study for cleaner aviation fuel

( -- CSIRO together with Australasia's major aviation players is leading a world-first study to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions from air transport by helping to develop a sustainable aviation fuels industry.

dateApr 20, 2010 in Energy & Green Tech
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