Archive: 8/11/2011

Shoe strings and egg openers

Photosynthesis is one of the most important biological processes. However, it is less efficient in plants than it could be. Red algae, in contrast, use a slightly different mechanism and are thus more productive. Scientists ...

dateNov 08, 2011 in Cell & Microbiology
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First UN carbon offset project certified

The Conservation Management Institute, a research center within Virginia Tech's College of Natural Resources and Environment, has provided technical expertise for the world's first United Nations' Reduced Emissions from Deforestation ...

dateNov 08, 2011 in Environment
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A list of the planthoppers of Iran

A list of 235 planthoppers from Iran is recorded along with distribution data. This list is based on previous studies on Iranian Auchenorrhyncha during last 100 years. In addition to the latest species names for any record, ...

dateNov 08, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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Eric Schmidt defends Google, mourns Jobs' death

(AP) -- Google chairman Eric Schmidt on Tuesday defended his company as a great innovator despite allegations from late Apple co-founder Steve Jobs that the Internet search giant stole ideas from Apple's iPhone.

dateNov 08, 2011 in Business
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A bumpy road to 'Modern Warfare 3'

(AP) -- Behind a pair of nondescript black doors on the second floor of an angular office building along an unremarkable stretch of Ventura Boulevard is the headquarters for "Call of Duty: Modern Warfare" developer Infinity ...

dateNov 08, 2011 in Software
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