Archive: 08/9/2011

Is this how simple life got complicated?

A new study has created an analog of what researchers think the first multicellular cooperation might have looked like, showing that yeast cells—in an environment that requires them to work for their food—grow and ...

Aug 09, 2011
3.7 / 5 (10) 3 | with audio podcast

Hybrid solar system makes rooftop hydrogen

While roofs across the world sport photovoltaic solar panels to convert sunlight into electricity, a Duke University engineer believes a novel hybrid system can wring even more useful energy out of the sun's ...

Aug 09, 2011
4.8 / 5 (17) 8 | with audio podcast

Chinese micro-bloggers pay cash for followers

The Chinese craze for micro-blogging has reached such dizzying heights that companies are now offering to help people boost their following and stand out from the crowd -- for a price.

Aug 09, 2011
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