Archive: 08/24/2007

Social parasites of the smaller kind

Cooperation is widespread in the natural world but so too are cheats – mutants that do not contribute to the collective good but simply reap the benefits of others’ cooperative efforts. In evolutionary ...

Aug 24, 2007 4.5 / 5 (11) 0

Milestone in magnetic cooling

The first milestone in magnetic cooling has been achieved. Between 5 and 10 degrees of cooling – this was the success criteria for the first milestone in a project involving magnetic cooling at Risø National Laboratory ...

Aug 24, 2007 4.2 / 5 (36) 0

Giant panda can survive

The giant panda is not at an “evolutionary dead end” and could have a long term viable future, according to new research involving scientists from Cardiff University.

Aug 24, 2007 4.3 / 5 (4) 0