Month: September 2011

It’s Time To Stamp Out Anti-Science In US Politics

by Paul Nurse via newscientist.com IF YOU respect science you will probably be disturbed by the following opinions. On evolution: intelligent design is “a legitimate scientific theory that should be taught in science class”. And don’t believe in “a theory that human beings – thinking, loving beings – originated from fish that sprouted legs and…

Scientists Develop Solar-Powered Wind Turbine

Why settle for one form of renewable energy when you can produce power with two? That’s exactly what scientists from the University of Liverpool have done by upgrading an everyday wind turbine with a new set of spinning solar blades. The team, led by Dr. Joe King, came up with the innovative solution to stymie…