Archive: 02/22/2008

Finding ingenious design in nature

“This,” Joanna Aizenberg says slyly, picking up a latticed tube from her desk in Pierce Hall, “is a glass house you can throw stones at.”

dateFeb 22, 2008 in Other
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MU research team releases first Missouri Hunger Atlas

More than $1.1 billion a year is spent on public programs in Missouri, yet a new University of Missouri study reports the state has a rising number of people worried about having sufficient amounts of food and coping with ...

dateFeb 22, 2008 in Other
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Special Coating Greatly Improves Solar Cell Performance

The energy from sunlight falling on only 9 percent of California’s Mojave Desert could power all of the United States’ electricity needs if the energy could be efficiently harvested, according to some estimates. Unfortunately, ...

dateFeb 22, 2008 in
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New protein tag enhances view within living cells

The view into the inner world of living cells just got a little brighter and more colorful. A powerful new research tool, when used with other labeling technologies, allows simultaneous visualization of two or more different ...

dateFeb 22, 2008 in
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Seabird research tracks ocean health

Oxford University scientists hope to uncover the secret life of an important British seabird using technology developed with Microsoft Research Cambridge.

dateFeb 22, 2008 in
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Nomadic devices, the freedom to compute

Today's mobile phones and other nomadic devices have the computing power to offer users many more applications than currently available. However, security concerns and costs are holding back developments in ...

dateFeb 22, 2008 in Software
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