Archive: 09/6/2011

Balzan prizes awarded to 4 academics

An Anglo-American expert on the evolution of the universe and an Irish-born historian of the rise of Christianity and the cult of the saints are two of the four winners of this year's Balzan Prizes.

dateSep 06, 2011 in Other
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Circadian clocks in a blind fish

Do animals that have evolved for millions of years underground, completely isolated from the day-night cycle, still "know" what time it is? Does a normal circadian clock persist during evolution under constant darkness? A ...

dateSep 06, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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The electric cars most likely to succeed

The crystal ball is still cloudy on electric and plug-in hybrid cars. They're still being made in limited numbers, and delivered to very specific test markets. And half the really exciting ones aren't even here yet. Still, ...

dateSep 06, 2011 in Energy & Green Tech
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