Archive: 09/22/2011

The hidden power of moss

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists at Cambridge University are exhibiting a prototype table that demonstrates how biological fuel cells can harness energy from plants.

dateSep 22, 2011 in Energy & Green Tech
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Research makes desalination easier to swallow

"We live in one of the driest places on earth, and so the opportunity to create new sources of water for the Australian community is incredibly important," said Professor Saravanamuth Vigneswaran, Director ...

dateSep 22, 2011 in Other
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Single wild female

(PhysOrg.com) -- The release of a single female guppy into the wild can generate entire new populations, even with no males present, according to new research.

dateSep 22, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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Six coronal mass ejections in 24 hours

The sun let loose with at least six coronal mass ejections (CMEs) -- solar phenomena that can send solar particles into space and affect electronic systems in satellites -- from 7 PM ET on September 18, 2011 ...

dateSep 22, 2011 in Space Exploration
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Study: Entrepreneurship rankings are very flawed

High school students searching for information on the best undergraduate programs in entrepreneurship would do well to ignore published rankings, according to a paper in the fall issue of the Journal of Entrepreneurship Education ...

dateSep 22, 2011 in Social Sciences
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Nvidia says Kal-El chip will have five cores

(PhysOrg.com) -- Nvidia says its upcoming Kal-El chip (Tegra 3) will have five cores, not four. The news appeared this week when the Santa Clara company announced a white paper describing the architecture of this system-on-a-chip for mobile computing. ...

dateSep 22, 2011 in Hardware report
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Google wins Australian advert case

Global Internet giant Google won a court case against Australia's competition regulator Thursday over claims that sponsored links at the top of its search results were misleading to consumers.

dateSep 22, 2011 in Business
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Mulling Meg Whitman: HP considers CEO shakeup

(AP) -- As trial balloons go, Hewlett-Packard's not-so-secret handwringing -over whether to dump CEO Leo Apotheker and replace him with former eBay CEO Meg Whitman- was a success. Investors like the idea. News that the company's ...

dateSep 22, 2011 in Business
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