In a study about to be published in the European Physical Journal E, French physicists from the Curie Institute in Paris have demonstrated that the behaviour of a thin layer of cells in contact with an unfavourable substrate ...
(Phys.org) -- The ringing cell phone you're reaching to answer. The text message that demands a reply now. The GPS you're trying to program as you're frantically rushing to your destination.
Common house mice are demolishing what could be the only breeding population of endangered Atlantic petrels in the world, scientists have found.
(Phys.org) -- A record La Niña event coupled with tropical cyclone Tasha generated most of the record deluge of rain that devastated much of Queensland in December 2010, but a new study has found that another big culprit ...
(Phys.org) -- For the first time, scientists have seen an X-ray-irradiated mineral go to two different states of matter in about 40 femtoseconds (a femtosecond is one quadrillionth of a second).
There is a lot of evidence of the effect of job loss on peoples future earnings and employment opportunities. New research into the impact of fathers job loss on their childs educational attainment, for ...
In an article in the highly ranked interdisciplinary journal PNAS, Loïg Kergoat, a researcher at Linköping University, describes how transistors made of plastic can be controlled with great precision.
EU-funded scientists made advances in the development of a hybrid quantum system (HQS) by combining different quantum technologies.
(Phys.org) -- The worlds rubber supplies are in peril, and automobile tire producers are scrambling to seek alternative solutions.
(Phys.org) -- Aeronautical engineers believe hypersonic planes flying at seven to 15 times the speed of sound will someday change the face of air and space travel. That is, if they can master such flight's known unknowns.