Lisa Potter, science writer, University of Utah Communications
June 18, 2019
Biologists drove the divergence of different-sized feather lice from a single population. In four years the evolved lice had trouble mating with each other, a sign of speciation and they caught it on tape.
U physicists analyzed electrical noise to detect formerly invisible inefficiencies in solar cells and identified the physical processes that caused them. The technique could make future solar cells more efficient.