More oxygen -- colder climate
Everybody talks about CO2 and other greenhouse gases as causes of global warming and the large climate changes we are currently experiencing. But what about the atmospheric and oceanic oxygen content? Which role does oxyge ...
Study finds that children can learn a second language in preschool
Interim results from an international research project which looks at bilingual education reveal that children can learn a second language as early as preschool.
Researchers design rooms with sensors that help dependent people
Researchers of the Department of Signal Theory, Computer Networks and Communications of the University of Granada in Spain, led by José Carlos Segura Luna, are working on a project with researchers ...
RNAs taking center stage
RNAs, serving as a mere intermediary between DNA and proteins, were long regarded as a poor relation by researchers, attracting little interest. However, following the discovery of small RNAs known as microRNAs, they have ...
Japanese help uncover ancient Peru remains
A joint Japanese-Peruvian archeological mission has uncovered the remains of a pre-Incan woman sacrificed more than 2,000 years ago in the Andean nation, experts told local media Wednesday.
New sources of biofuel to take pressure off traditional crops
"Salt-loving algae could be the key to the successful development of biofuels as well as being an efficient means of recycling atmospheric carbon dioxide", Professor John Cushman of the University of Nevada told the Society ...
Early spring time for Edinburgh? Study predicts effect of global warming on spring flowers
Will we soon see the flowers of Edinburgh in full bloom in the depths of winter? This possibility is considered in a new study into the impact of global warming on spring flowering, published today in the International Jo ...
EU to step up efforts for new global climate pact
(AP) -- European foreign ministers are stepping up efforts to try to reach a new global pact on climate change.
Findings could lead to improved lip-reading training for the deaf and hard-of-hearing
A new study by the University of East Anglia suggests computers are now better at lip-reading than humans.
Pandemic flu can infect cells deep in the lungs, says new research
(PhysOrg.com) -- Pandemic swine flu can infect cells deeper in the lungs than seasonal flu can, according to a new study published today in Nature Biotechnology. The researchers, from Imperial College London ...
Japan sends first cargo spacecraft to ISS
Japan early Friday launched its first cargo spacecraft to the International Space Station, aiming for a share of space transport after the retirement of the US space shuttle fleet next year.
ASUS Introduces the Designo MS Series LCD Monitors
Asus today unveiled the brand new ultra-slim Designo MS Series LCD monitors MS246/ 236/ 227/ 226/ 202 to astound users with a perfect combination of exceptional style and picture quality.
China could be $1 trillion green tech market
(AP) -- China potentially could be a $500 billion to $1 trillion a year market for environmentally sustainable "green technologies," a group of businesses and experts said in a report Thursday that urges governments to ease ...
Rhapsody streaming app approved for iPhones
(AP) -- RealNetworks Inc.'s subscription music service Rhapsody has been approved for use on iPhones and iPod Touches, the first time Apple Inc. has allowed an on-demand music streaming program on its devices ...