Archive: 22/09/2011

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 of UTS Centre for ...

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 until 1 PM on ...

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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