Does austerity pain actually deliver long-term gain?
An Oxford University-led study examining the consequences of the ongoing fiscal squeeze in Western economies is looking to the past to inform the present, with two academics from Victoria's School of Government providing ...
Theorem unifies superfluids and other weird materials
(Phys.org) -- Matter exhibits weird properties at very cold temperatures. Take superfluids, for example: discovered in 1937, they can flow without resistance forever, spookily climbing the walls of a container ...
Researchers developing new type of internet search engine
(Phys.org) -- Computer scientists at the University of Glasgow are participating in a new project to develop a search engine which will draw its results from sensors located in the physical world.
Research shows humans are primary cause of global ocean warming
(Phys.org) -- The oceans have warmed in the past 50 years, but not by natural events alone.
New Yorkers say gas drilling not worth the risk
More than half of New York state residents believe that the environmental risks of natural gas drilling outweigh the revenues produced by such activity, according to the latest Empire State Poll conducted by Cornell's Survey ...
Developers are on standby for Apple's UDID successor
Online freedom: an app for that is coming
For people living in countries where the the government monitors and censors the Internet, help is on the way.
Apple expected to show fresh software, new Macs
(AP) Apple CEO Tim Cook is expected to show off new iPhone software and updated Mac computers and provide more details on future releases of Mac software when he kicks off the company's annual conference ...
Rio Summit: The world in figures
Following is a snapshot of the world ahead of the UN's June 20-22 Rio Summit on sustainable development.
South Korean paper hit by major cyber attack
A conservative South Korean newspaper said Monday it had been the victim of a major cyber attack, less than a week after North Korea threatened the paper and other Seoul media over their reports.
A SMART(er) way to track influenza
In April 2009, the world took notice as reports surfaced of a virus in Mexico that had mutated from pigs and was being passed from human to human. The H1N1 "swine flu," as the virus was named, circulated worldwide, ...