Archive: 09/7/2010

Big brains attributed to mother's care

The evolution of big-brained mammals may be due to maternal investment, rather than metabolism, according to a new study by scientists at UCL (University College London) and the University of Cambridge.

dateSep 07, 2010 in Evolution
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Yes you can build a low-cost 'green' house

The greenest house in Lewis County, Ky., is a pleasant shade of blue -- and a model for future low-income housing. It is LEED-certified by the U.S. Green Building Council, which means it is an energy-efficient, durable ...

dateSep 07, 2010 in Energy & Green Tech
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Who do our genes belong to?

Investors in pharmaceutical, medical and biotechnological industries should not be able to patent genes that are identical to naturally occurring sequences, according to an Australian National University biotechnology patent ...

dateSep 07, 2010 in Genetics
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