Rhone Resch

Jul. 18, 2008

Solar Energy Roundup

In this segment, we'll get a sampling of the latest news on solar energy sources, including new developments in technology and energy policy. Plus, what you can do on a small scale to add solar power to your world.

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Feb. 01, 2008

Solar Energy Update

Solar power is often offered as one of the most promising forms of renewable energy. But how close is solar power to becoming a major player in energy production?

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Michael Pollan Talks Plants and Food

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Teaching Ancient Nautilus New Tricks

\tWith its heavy outer shell, weak vision, and primitive brain, the nautilus lacks much of the excitement of the more flashy and cunning cephalopods. Yet a series of experiments by evolutionary biologists Dr. Jennifer Basil and Robyn Crook involving fish juice, blue lights, and mazes dispels the notion that this ancient species is incapable of basic learning and throws into question the origins of cephalopods' intellectual prowess.

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