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Entropy Can Lead To Order, Paving The Way To Nanostructures

 

Today’s Video
Newton’s Three Laws Of Motion

 

 

 

Picture of the Day
Ecological Genomics Of Reef Corals

 

New Today on Science360 Radio
“Bees and Individual Personality,” Highlighting The Research Of NSF Awardee Gene Robinson At The University Of Illinois

 

 

Latest News

Big Horns Trump Smooth Pickup Lines Every Time
Horns – all the way from elk to rhinoceros beetles – and other decorative, mate-attracting structures, are sensitive to changes in nutrition.

Photovoltaics From Any Semiconductor
Researchers develop technology that could enable low-cost, high efficiency solar cells to be made from virtually any semiconductor material.

“Diving Board” Sensors Key To DNA Detection
A tiny cantilever sensor could soon help doctors and field clinicians quickly detect harmful toxins, bacteria and even indicators of certain types of cancer from small samples of blood or urine.

 

 

New in the Journals & Magazines

NEW SCIENTIST:Astrophile: Glitch Boosts Value Of Already Rare Star

SCIENCE:Write To Me Only With Thine Eyes

PHYSICS:Don’t Bring The Noise

USA TODAY:English Evolving Slower In Last Century

NATURE:The Skin’s Secret Surveillance System

 

 

What the Blogs Are Saying Today

ARMED WITH SCIENCE –Artificial Anti-gravity – How NRL Is Simulating Space

VISUAL SCIENCE –How Many Apples Does It Take To Power A Lamp? About 300

PLOS BLOGS –What Is A Species?

THE PHYSICS ARXIV BLOG –Moon Formed In Interplanetary Hit-and-Run Incident, Say Astronomers

TERRA BLOG –Bug Problems? Call In The Chickens