(PhysOrg.com) -- In time for Christmas, Brigham Young University nutritionists are squeezing all the healthy compounds out of oranges to find just the right mixture responsible for its age-old health benefits.
Utilizing a century-old phenomenon discovered in St. Paul's Cathedral, London, applied scientists at Harvard University have demonstrated, for the first time, highly collimated unidirectional microlasers.
(PhysOrg.com) -- One big challenge in converting plants to biofuels is that the very same molecules that keep plants standing up make it hard to break them down. Now scientists at the U.S. Department of Energy's (DOE) Brookhaven ...
New research indicates that the speed of early forest clearance following human colonisation of the South Island of New Zealand was much faster and more intense than previously thought.
In the busy world of a honey bee hive, worker bees need their rest in order to best communicate the location of food to their hive mates, research from The University of Texas at Austin shows.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Over years of meticulous research into the popular, prototypical catalyst titanium dioxide, a clear view of the atomic-level interactions has emerged, but many of the answers lead to more questions. Three ...
Hollywood A-listers including Clint Eastwood joined grizzled US military veterans Monday to promote what they called the near-miraculous powers of meditation in overcoming war stress.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Between 2007 and 2009, the poverty rate for children ages 5 to 17 in families rose in about three quarters of Alabama's 67 counties, according to U.S. Census Bureau.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Stanford researchers have found a way to use satellite data to monitor groundwater aquifers previously obscured by the crops they nourish.
Connoisseurs of cut roses often believe that the most fragrant blossoms are also the quickest to wilt, but a new University of Florida study disproves that notion and indicates breeders can develop varieties that smell great ...