30 April, 2011

Fwd: Google Alert - science blog

New ORNL solar cell technology cranks up efficiency | Science Blog
By bjs
OAK RIDGE, Tenn., April 29, 2011 - With the creation of a 3-D nanocone-based solar cell platform, a team led by Oak Ridge National Laboratory's Jun Xu has boosted the light-to-power conversion efficiency of photovoltaics by nearly 80 ...
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Spotted Owls Face New Threat | QUEST Community Science Blog - KQED
By Lauren Sommer
Spotted owls, one of the most iconic threatened species in the West, are still declining. That may be due in part to a new threat - not from humans, but from other owls.
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Harvey Fineberg: Are we ready for neo-evolution? : Greg Laden's Blog
By Greg Laden
Medical ethicist Harvey Fineberg shows us three paths forward for the ever- evolving human species: to stop evolving completely, to evolve naturally -- or to control the next steps of human evolution, using genetic modification, ...
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