(Phys.org)—Melbourne researchers are literally doing rocket science with clay. They have developed a cheaper and more efficient way of making the complex, heat-resistant, ceramic parts needed to build tomorrow's rockets ...
(Phys.org)—American presidential campaigns provide a unique window into our society, according to a University of Michigan anthropologist.
Geochemical analysis of Chinese rocks used to better understand the Permian-Triassic mass extinction
(Phys.org)—University of Cincinnati professor Thomas J. Algeo, working with a team of Chinese scientists, has established a tight link between repeated episodes of volcanic activity and environmental degradation leading ...
The University of Maine and the U.S. Offshore Wind Collaborative (USOWC) have announced a partnership to co-develop WindHUB, USOWC's new online resource for stakeholders interested in the emerging U.S. offshore wind industry.
A Virginia Tech researcher found sticky residue on a papaya leaf in Indonesia in the spring of 2008, a discovery that would help him save the livelihoods of thousands of farmers in Asia.
(Phys.org)—Two research teams funded by the University of Michigan's Graham Environmental Sustainability Institute will spend the next 15 months investigating how different transportation policies, technologies and consumer ...
(Phys.org)—The Himalayas could be 20 million years younger than we think, according to ongoing research at the University of Sydney's School of Geosciences.
The United Nations focused World Food Day talks on Tuesday on lowering food prices in the face of droughts in Australia and the United States and a drop in harvests in Europe and the Black Sea region.
Poachers have slaughtered 455 rhinos in South Africa so far this year, surpassing the record annual tally for 2011, the government said Tuesday.