Early elephant 'was amphibious'

An ancient relative of today’s elephants lived in water, a team led by an Oxford University scientist has found.

Panasonic Develops New Fuel Cell Cogeneration System

Panasonic today announced it has developed a home-use polymer electrolyte fuel cell (PEFC) cogeneration system. The cogeneration system features the world's highest power-generating efficiency of up to 39% Lower Heating Value ...

NASA Extends Cassini's Grand Tour of Saturn

NASA is extending the international Cassini-Huygens mission by two years. The historic spacecraft's stunning discoveries and images have revolutionized our knowledge of Saturn and its moons.

Casting for molecules

Many of the larger molecules have something in common with dolls - movable limbs. Physicists at the Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society in Berlin can now sort molecules according to the direction in which their ...

Researchers create the first thermal nanomotor in the world

Researchers from the UAB Research Park have created the first nanomotor that is propelled by changes in temperature. A carbon nanotube is capable of transporting cargo and rotating like a conventional motor, but is a million ...

Self seeding: An innovative management system

Winter cover crops provide important ecological functions that include nutrient cycling and soil cover. Although cover crop benefits to agroecosystems are well documented, cover crop use in agronomic farming systems remains ...

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