Madison startup completing 100 solar setups in rural…

[caption id="attachment_15109" align="alignnone" width="656"] This school for orphans in Mboka Paul now has a solar lighting system, donated by NovoMoto LLC. In blue shirts are founder Aaron Olson (center-left) and his brother, Alex Olson. PHOTO…

Sub-sea rift spills secrets to seismic probe

Rice University-led study yields first clues about internal structure of Galicia margin [caption id="attachment_15101" align="alignnone" width="637"] The Galicia group -- from left, Rice graduate student Nur Schuba, alumnus Ara Alexanian and graduate research assistant Mari…

Surface engineering gets the red light

Perovskite particles could improve the performance of solar cells and light-emitting diodes via a simple process to stabilize the nanocrystal surface. [caption id="attachment_15090" align="alignnone" width="722"] Stabilizing optical nanocrystals without degrading their electrical properties could underpin…

Human impact on sea urchin abundance

In the longest running study of its kind, researchers found sea urchin populations were strongly affected by human-driven environmental changes. [caption id="attachment_15086" align="alignnone" width="648"] Arial view of Hatakejima Island, Wakayama where the study took place…