Archive: 26/08/2009

Harness power of the sun with solar gadgets

In the past, if you wanted a solar-powered gadget, you typically had to shell out a lot of cash for something made by a company you'd never heard of. But that's starting to change, as major brands such as Kodak and Energizer ...

dateAug 26, 2009 in Consumer & Gadgets
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Global priority regions for carnivore conservation

Finding economical and practical solutions for conserving endangered carnivores is a continuous challenge for conservationists. In a study published by the peer reviewed open access journal, PLoS ONE, on August 27th, a team ...

dateAug 26, 2009 in Ecology
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Solar Mystery Solved

(PhysOrg.com) -- Solar flares are amongst the most dangerous cosmic phenomena man has ever known. Though they pose no harm to humans, their effect on technology is vast. When they occur, they possess the capability to knock ...

dateAug 26, 2009 in General Physics weblog
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Witty tweets captured in 'Twitter Wit' book

A freshly released book "Twitter Wit" is a hit at the hip micro-blogging service, which so loved the compendium of clever tweets that it bought copies for everyone in its San Francisco headquarters.

dateAug 26, 2009 in Internet
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Results show math, science aren't out of reach

The conflicting data coming out about schools can make your head swirl. Too few kids ready for college. Too few students mastering their subjects. Too many teens trailing their global peers in math and science.

dateAug 26, 2009 in Other
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