Archive: 08/3/2010

Marine Pied Piper leads Nemo astray

The growing amount of human noise pollution in the ocean could lead fish away from good habitat and off to their death, according to new research from a UK-led team working on the Great Barrier Reef.

Aug 03, 2010
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Emotions help animals to make choices

To understand how animals experience the world and how they should be treated, people need to better understand their emotional lives. A new review of animal emotion suggests that, as in humans, emotions ...

Aug 03, 2010
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New BlackBerry is badly needed flagship for RIM

(AP) -- BlackBerrys still fly off the shelves. They still convey the message that their owners mean business - that they're people who are important enough to need e-mail access all the time.

Aug 03, 2010
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Selenium makes more efficient solar cells

Call it the anti-sunscreen. That's more or less the description of what many solar energy researchers would like to find -- light-catching substances that could be added to photovoltaic materials in order ...

Aug 03, 2010
4.5 / 5 (16) 6 | with audio podcast

Faster DNA analysis at room temperature

DNA microarrays are one of the most powerful tools in molecular biology today. The devices, which can be used to probe biological samples and detect particular genes or genetic sequences, are employed in everything ...

Aug 03, 2010
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