Archive: 3/02/2011

Birds use right nostril to navigate

( -- Pigeons rely mainly on their olfactory sense when they navigate. Young pigeons learn to recognize environmental odours carried by the winds into the loft and to use these odours to find their way home from ...

dateFeb 03, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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New approach to solar cells

An interdisciplinary team of UC Davis and UC Santa Cruz researchers is taking a novel approach to solar power, one that promises to lead to a technological breakthrough. By using nanoparticles of germanium, silicon and other ...

dateFeb 03, 2011 in Nanomaterials
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