Cat collars provide big benefits for low risk
A new study has challenged the belief that cat collars are 'risky', showing that collars can actually enhance
the welfare of our feline friends.
Granite research revises heat under Perth's surface
Scientists investigating heat decay from radiogenic granite in the Darling Range have discovered the maximum heat output has exceeded previously known data.
Antarctic helicopter rescue underway at icebound ship
A helicopter landed alongside an icebound Russian research ship in Antarctica Thursday and began picking up its 52 trapped passengers, after a number of false starts and failed icebreaking attempts.
Watches, glasses and super-tablets: tech predictions for 2014
With Microsoft losing its controversial CEO, Apple launching new iPads and iPhones and the rise of wearable devices all making headlines, it's been another huge year for technology. That's before you look ...
Rhine water; linking young girls to sleeping pills (w/ Video)
Scientists from Delft University of Technology have become the first to link the presence of pharmaceutical residues in the Rhine to the demographic characteristics of people living along the Rhine. This ...
Ford to unveil solar hybrid concept car at CES
(AP)—Ford plans to unveil at this month's International CES gadget show a solar-powered concept car that offers the same performance as a plug-in hybrid but without the need for a plug.
New MIT technology allows 3D image interaction
(AP)—Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have found a way to allow people in one place to interact with three-dimensional versions of people or objects in a different location.
Syrian group hacks Skype
The Syrian Electronic Army hacker group set its sights on Skype's social media accounts Wednesday to accuse Microsoft of spying on user data.
Discovery of oldest footprints gives clues to Mexico's climate
The oldest human footprints in North America have been dated for the first time and could help scientists to understand what Mexico's climate was like 7000 years ago.
Social network connects widely scattered Puerto Rican scientists
A social network designed in 2006 by a young Yale professor to link Hispanic scientists now boasts more than 6,500 members and has not only spurred research collaborations, but has increased interest in science among Hispanic ...
Explainer: the science of fireworks
While large firework displays have become even more more popular over the past ten years or so, most of the chemistry behind these exuberant displays has been known for centuries. Marrying this with modern ...
Mathematical modelling disproves long-held view of bacterial cell cycle
A key theory of the cell cycle of asymmetric bacteria, which has prevailed for the last ten years, has been disproved by a combined approach using mathematical modelling and genetic experiments.
Genetically identical bacteria can behave in radically different ways
Although a population of bacteria may be genetically identical, individual bacteria within that population can act in radically different ways.
bacterial cells split
Ultra-thin tool heating for injection molding
In future, thin-film heating will allow plastic parts to be produced with greatly improved surface quality. Researchers have also found a way to make the whole process more energy efficient.