On a recent vacation to Orlando, Fla., from his home in Brazil, Tulio Avellar made sure to stop by such world famous tourist destinations as Walt Disney World and Universal Studios.
Scientists at the Universities of Liverpool, Plymouth, and Radboud, Netherlands, have challenged the view that giant animals are found in polar seas because of a superabundance of oxygen in cold water.
Scientists at the UK's National Physical Laboratory (NPL) have performed the most accurate measurement yet of the Boltzmann constant.
Victims of forced marriage and honour violence in the UK are hesitant to seek professional help because they are worried social workers will not understand their cultural differences, according to new research presented today ...
Bioenergy with carbon capture and storage (BECCS) can reverse the global warming trend and push temperatures back below the global target of 2°C above pre-industrial levels, even if current policies fail and we initially ...
Once thought to have been extinct, native American dogs are on the contrary thriving, according to a recent study that links these breeds to ancient Asia.
As more people do their banking on computers, tablets and mobile devices, trips to the local bank branch are increasingly rare. Still, convenient branch access remains the top reason that people select a bank.
Google on Wednesday released an upgraded version of its popular maps app for Android-powered smartphones and tablets that ditches a Latitude feature that let people share locations with family or friends.
(Phys.org) —Researchers at the University of Arkansas have identified that water, when chilled to a very low temperature, transforms into a new form of liquid.
Just when Intel Corp. finally is making real progress in the desperate push to get its chips into smartphones and tablets, the tech titan finds itself in a Catch-22.
Think of a leading phone maker. Apple and Samsung might come to mind—maybe even HTC, maker of the well-received One. But you're probably not thinking Sony, a company better known for its TVs, cameras and ...
T-Mobile says it will let people upgrade phones more quickly for a $10 monthly fee.
When two University of Washington graduates launched one of the first crowd funding sites for science, they had to beat the bushes for projects. A year later, so many researchers are beating on Microryza's door that the startup ...
Online education service Coursera on Wednesday announced a fresh round of funding from the investment arm of the World Bank and other backers.
Worldwide sales of personal computers dropped for a fifth consecutive quarter in the April-June period, the longest decline in the PC market's history, a research firm said Wednesday.