Archive: 7/02/2011

Solar's time still on horizon

The rapid growth of solar power over the past four years has taken it from essentially an energy geek’s hobby to a full-blown industry, the president of one of the world’s leading manufacturers of solar panels said ...

dateFeb 07, 2011 in Energy & Green Tech
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Orangutan copy cats (w/ Video)

You know the saying "monkey see, monkey do?" How about "orangutan see, orangutan do?" If that holds true, the small orangutan peering over his mother's shoulder in an enclosure at Zoo Atlanta should learn how to get a tasty ...

dateFeb 07, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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Device to tie tiny blood vessels

As five Northeastern University mechanical engineering students geared up to select their senior capstone last summer, they desired a challenging project with a profound real-world application. A month later, as they observed ...

dateFeb 07, 2011 in Other
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Presence of insect pest discovered in Indonesia

( -- Scientists with a Virginia Tech-led program have discovered the presence of the giant whitefly in western Java, the first known infestation of this pest in Asia. The scientists fear an infestation could cause ...

dateFeb 07, 2011 in Ecology
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