For the first time, NASA scientists using space-based measurements have directly monitored and measured the complete cycle of water movement for an entire continent.
Pile-ups, bad on the freeway, also are a hazard for the makers of high-performance strained-silicon semiconductor devices. A sensitive X-ray diffraction imaging technique developed by researchers at the National Institute ...
Scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory have discovered new ways that ions interact with mineral surfaces in water, opening a door to new knowledge on how contaminants travel in the environment. ...
U.S. scientists say a recent genetic study of developmental brain disorders might lead to a better understanding of a number of congenital diseases.
Research published online today in the Journal of Proteome Research, shows how improving the diet of rats placed in stressful environments did not normalise their metabolic profile, an indicator of their health.
Japanese scientists say they've found statins, typically used as anti-cholesterol medications, can inhibit the replication of the hepatitis C virus.
Like a bodyguard turned traitor, a protein whose regular job is to help repair severed DNA molecules will, in some cases, join forces with another protein to do the opposite and chop the DNA to bits, according to new research ...
Eutelsat's latest telecommunications satellite arrived Thursday at the site in Kazakhstan where it will be readied for launch early next month.
As YouTube, Google Video and other video Web sites continue to explode in popularity, a lot of content production is being asked of users with nothing in return. Enter Kevin Flynn.
U.S. researchers say people over 65 who are depressed or anxious use complementary or alternative medicine more often than other seniors.