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Poking tiny dents into solar panels makes them work better

HIV and AIDS - Thu, 2018-04-19 21:00
Most solar cells are limited by how much energy their electrons can absorb. Denting their materials could help them harvest more electricity and breeze past that limit

Augmented reality glasses help kids with autism relate to others

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Thu, 2018-04-19 19:59
A smart glasses app may help children with autism to focus on and interact with other people by overlaying bullseye targets and cartoon faces
Categories: Science and society

Augmented reality glasses help kids with autism relate to others

Genetics - Thu, 2018-04-19 19:59
A smart glasses app may help children with autism to focus on and interact with other people by overlaying bullseye targets and cartoon faces
Categories: Biology

Augmented reality glasses help kids with autism relate to others

HIV and AIDS - Thu, 2018-04-19 19:59
A smart glasses app may help children with autism to focus on and interact with other people by overlaying bullseye targets and cartoon faces

Male fruit flies feel pleasure when they ejaculate

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Thu, 2018-04-19 19:00
Male insects have been genetically engineered to climax on command, and it seems they get a real buzz out of it – perhaps even a fly orgasm
Categories: Science and society

Male fruit flies feel pleasure when they ejaculate

Genetics - Thu, 2018-04-19 19:00
Male insects have been genetically engineered to climax on command, and it seems they get a real buzz out of it – perhaps even a fly orgasm
Categories: Biology

Male fruit flies feel pleasure when they ejaculate

HIV and AIDS - Thu, 2018-04-19 19:00
Male insects have been genetically engineered to climax on command, and it seems they get a real buzz out of it – perhaps even a fly orgasm

Why emotional support animals may be a waste of time

Genetics - Thu, 2018-04-19 18:30
We are increasingly seeking therapy in the companionship of ducks, dolphins and dogs. Anthrozoologist John Bradshaw says we are barking up the wrong tree
Categories: Biology

Why emotional support animals may be a waste of time

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Thu, 2018-04-19 18:30
We are increasingly seeking therapy in the companionship of ducks, dolphins and dogs. Anthrozoologist John Bradshaw says we are barking up the wrong tree
Categories: Science and society

Why climate engineers are targeting Earth’s last pristine spots

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Thu, 2018-04-19 18:04
Some of the last great wildernesses are being considered as likely candidates for geoengineering. It's a sad reflection of climate failings, says Olive Heffernan
Categories: Science and society

Why climate engineers are targeting Earth’s last pristine spots

Genetics - Thu, 2018-04-19 18:04
Some of the last great wildernesses are being considered as likely candidates for geoengineering. It's a sad reflection of climate failings, says Olive Heffernan
Categories: Biology

Why climate engineers are targeting Earth’s last pristine spots

HIV and AIDS - Thu, 2018-04-19 18:04
Some of the last great wildernesses are being considered as likely candidates for geoengineering. It's a sad reflection of climate failings, says Olive Heffernan

The flexible future of green energy

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Thu, 2018-04-19 18:00
The UK's transition from fossil-fuel guzzler to renewable energy pioneer is being driven by flexible technology and clever investment, says Matt Setchell of Octopus Group
Categories: Science and society

The flexible future of green energy

Genetics - Thu, 2018-04-19 18:00
The UK's transition from fossil-fuel guzzler to renewable energy pioneer is being driven by flexible technology and clever investment, says Matt Setchell of Octopus Group
Categories: Biology

The big fudge: Welcome to the theory of not-quite-everything

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Thu, 2018-04-19 16:00
Physicists from Einstein to Hawking tried and failed to unite gravity and quantum theory. Now we have hints of a better – but not so beautiful – answer  
Categories: Science and society

The big fudge: Welcome to the theory of not-quite-everything

Genetics - Thu, 2018-04-19 16:00
Physicists from Einstein to Hawking tried and failed to unite gravity and quantum theory. Now we have hints of a better – but not so beautiful – answer  
Categories: Biology

Flies cool themselves down by constantly blowing bubbles of spit

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Thu, 2018-04-19 14:23
Blowflies repeatedly blow bubbles of saliva, which look like brown bubble gum – and it turns out this odd behaviour helps them keep cool
Categories: Science and society

Flies cool themselves down by constantly blowing bubbles of spit

Genetics - Thu, 2018-04-19 14:23
Blowflies repeatedly blow bubbles of saliva, which look like brown bubble gum – and it turns out this odd behaviour helps them keep cool
Categories: Biology

Flies cool themselves down by constantly blowing bubbles of spit

HIV and AIDS - Thu, 2018-04-19 14:23
Blowflies repeatedly blow bubbles of saliva, which look like brown bubble gum – and it turns out this odd behaviour helps them keep cool

Doctors who prescribe homeopathy ignore other medical guidelines

Genetically modified organisms (GMO) - Thu, 2018-04-19 13:49
Family doctors who offer homeopathy - not recommended by the NHS - are also more likely to practice other bad habits such as the overuse of antibiotics
Categories: Science and society