Mark Zuckerberg becomes a home owner: report

A local newspaper on Thursday reported that Facebook co-founder Mark Zuckerberg is giving up life as a renter for a posh house a short drive from the social network's new Silicon Valley campus.

Forecast calls for nanoflowers to help return eyesight

(PhysOrg.com) -- University of Oregon researcher Richard Taylor is on a quest to grow flowers that will help people who've lost their sight, such as those suffering from macular degeneration, to see again.

Evolution in reverse: insects recover lost 'wings'

The extravagant headgear of small bugs called treehoppers are in fact wing-like appendages that grew back 200 million years after evolution had supposedly cast them aside, according to a study published Thursday in Nature.

Selaginella genome adds piece to plant evolutionary puzzle

(PhysOrg.com) -- A Purdue University-led sequencing of the Selaginella moellendorffii (spikemoss) genome - the first for a non-seed vascular plant - is expected to give scientists a better understanding of how plants of all ...

The next generation of E-ink may be on cloth (w/ video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- Most people have become familiar with E-ink through e-readers. Devices, such as the Amazon Kindle and the Nook, have brought a less limited version of the bookstore to the reader. E-ink technology works by ...

Nanoparticle boosted T-cells take on cancer

(PhysOrg.com) -- According to a study in Nature, Darrell Irvine from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and his team members have found a way to boost the natural immune system when it comes to fighting cancer by arming ...

Climate change panel: renewable energy to be key

(AP) -- The world's top scientific body concluded that renewable energy in the coming decades will be widespread and could one day represent the dominant source for powering factories and lighting homes, according to a draft ...

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