Devastating floods in northeast India have killed around 600 animals in the region's largest wildlife park, including more than a dozen threatened one-horned rhinos, officials said Monday.
Public awareness of fracking the method of extracting shale gas is low, despite high levels of coverage of the controversial process in the media, a new study has found. And while people link ...
Twelve factories in eastern China were closed down after children living nearby were found to have high levels of lead in their blood, state press reported Monday.
(Phys.org) -- Research analyzing 235 types of rice from around the world has found its glycemic index (GI) varies from one type of rice to another with most varieties scoring a low to medium GI.
By interacting with the radioactive waste and the materials used to contain it, underground microorganisms may affect the safety of nuclear waste repositories, for better or for worse.
The rise of renewable energy calls for smart electricity networks (smart grids) that can align energy supply and demand. Researchers at the Centre for Telematics and Information Technology (CTIT) at the University of Twente ...
Researchers at The University of Western Australia, in collaboration with research partners overseas, have identified which lines of chickpea grow better in moderately salty soil.
(Phys.org) -- The purple sea urchin could help develop cures for diseases such as Alzheimers and cancer, scientists at the University of St Andrews have discovered.
As Americans observed Independence Day, wildfires continued to burn across the western United States, including wildfires in Colorado and the Fontenelle Fire in Wyoming. Wildfire smoke affected large parts ...
NASA takes a look behind the scenes of the Pixar's La Luna. This animated short tells the story of a young boy's introduction to his family's line of work on the Moon.
Weeds, manure, slugs, cows and a vegetable oil-powered tractor are all part of a unique study being conducted in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.
Though often portrayed as unfair or a character flaw, in many instances playing favorites can be a winning strategy, a Harvard researcher says.
Theres been a lot of research into the economics of country brands and how they affect perceptions in the same way that the Apple or Coca-Cola labels influence consumers.
(Phys.org) -- How much longer can we take for granted the continued evolution of faster, better and cheaper electronic devices? The laptops and smart phones we carry with us today have more computing power ...
Whether you can see the forest for the trees, the big picture of woodlands in the eastern United States shows a besieged ecosystem, according to an expert in Penn State's College of Agricultural Sciences.