Violin and quanta.

9 February 2011 grant b 0

New Scientist listens to the art of subatomic particles: The performance is the brainchild of composer and computer scientist Alexis Kirke from the University of […]

Sleep reminders.

8 February 2011 grant b 0

Discovery makes me want to take a nap. Not because this research is boring, but because it suggests you can sleep your way to better […]

Better solar.

7 February 2011 grant b 0

Alternative energy got a big boost from, which reports that a new generation of solar panels could double in efficiency: A team made of […]

Why thank you, Br’er Fox….

4 February 2011 grant b 0

Humans weren’t best friends with dogs first, says the Discoveryon blog. Archaeologists have found evidence that foxes may have been our pets first: Scientists analysing […]

Lotto breaker.

3 February 2011 grant b 0

Wired unearths the story of a gold-prospecting math whiz… sorry, geological statistician… who cracked the scratch-off ticket code: The trick itself is ridiculously simple. ([Mohan] […]

Germs against oil.

1 February 2011 grant b 0

WaPo and Slate give us the scoop on the Deepwater Horizon aftermath. Why was the Exxon Valdez so much more of a mess? Because the […]