Archive: 07/09/2011

What causes traffic gridlock?

Everyday life enters a different phase on the Tuesday after Labor Day, the unofficial start of autumn in the United States. As students and employees return from vacation, and vehicles fully flood roadways once again, drivers ...

dateSep 07, 2011 in General Physics
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Cleaning up with space tech

There’s just about nowhere that state-of-the-art space technologies cannot reach – from the martian atmosphere to those hard-to-clean spots under the couch. The search for space dust is giving us cleaner homes.

dateSep 07, 2011 in Engineering
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Natural born killers

(PhysOrg.com) -- Only a few days old and still blind and naked, chicks of the African greater honeyguide kill their newly hatched foster siblings in order to eliminate competition for parental care, new research from the ...

dateSep 07, 2011 in Plants & Animals
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