Science
Nanostructured films

nanoribsResearchers have developed a new method of making nanostructured thin films, which might make solar energy conversion more efficient and cost effective in the future... 

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Physics agency instigates review
Physics agency instigates review The body overseeing UK astronomy and physics is to commission an independent review of its operations.

The probe into the effectiveness of the Science and Technology Facilities Council (STFC) follows widespread concern over the status of its budget.

The council says its settlement from government has left it no choice but to find £80m of savings through to 2011.

This puts at risk a number of current science...
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Greenland whale hunt 'commercial'
Greenland whale hunt 'commercial' Animal welfare campaigners say Greenland's whaling, held under rules permitting subsistence hunting, has become too...
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Climate book is judges' hot pick
Climate book is judges' hot pick A book about global warming has won this year's Royal Society prize for popular science writing.

Mark Lynas' Six Degrees:...

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