An Office of Naval Research (ONR) autonomous underwater vehicle, which can maneuver under ships to detect explosives, is closer to reality following the awarding of a production contract in March.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists from The University of Manchester are among a group of researchers investigating how genetic differences among individuals contribute to the way ecological communities form, interact ...
Researchers in countries such as Denmark, the Netherlands and Poland study sand drift, but most of them are focusing on sand dunes along the coastline, not on the plains further inland.
(PhysOrg.com) -- New Oxford University research shows that membership of the British National Party (BNP) is higher where whites and non-whites live in segregated areas.
Researchers at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e, Netherlands) have developed an active electromagnetic suspension system that can increase the ride quality of cars by 60 percent. Cars fitted with this ...
In a cramped London laboratory filled with test tubes, bacteria and mosquitoes, scientists are trying to engineer a new weapon in the battle against malaria: a mutant fungus.
The SpaceMath@NASA mathematics resource for teachers and students recently achieved a landmark number of downloads.
IBM today introduced new systems that are optimized for client workloads. The new x86-based servers extend the market-leading capabilities of its System x portfolio and raise the limits on enterprise workloads, memory and ...
US Internet giant Google is preparing a major overhaul of video sharing website YouTube by creating "channels" to compete with broadcast and cable TV, The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday.
(PhysOrg.com) -- A new index has been developed to help conservationists better understand how close species are to extinction.
(PhysOrg.com) -- A Stanford research team uses glowing nanopillars to give biologists, neurologists and other researchers a deeper, more precise look into living cells.
(PhysOrg.com) -- High-resolution videos of moving snails and slugs reveal the details of how snails get around on their own distinctive brand of slime.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Learning in dance and drama has traditionally involved face-to-face tuition, but that may change following Victoria University research into the potential of online tuition.