(PhysOrg.com) -- Giant plankton-eating fish filled the prehistoric seas for more than 100 million years before they were wiped out in the same event that killed off the dinosaurs, new fossil evidence claims.
Deep in sediments off Antarctica, Stanford scientists find insight into past -- and possible future -- climates
(PhysOrg.com) -- From the Antarctic Ocean, Earth scientist Rob Dunbar blogs about the challenges of drilling ancient deep-sea sediments -- and what he's found in them.
Moca, an MIT student organization, today announced the release of the Moca source code, a set of foundational building blocks for telemedicine and mHealth applications that use wireless networks to connect rural healthcare ...
(PhysOrg.com) -- Australian researchers at UQ's Queensland Brain Institute have uncovered how antidepressants stimulate the brain to improve a person's mood.
Even the biggest Star Trek fan would probably have trouble understanding the technical details of the research done by Queen's University Particle Astrophysics Professor Wolfgang Rau of Kingston, Canada.
In the tropics, carnivorous plants trap unsuspecting prey in a cavity filled with liquid known as a "pitcher."
IBM today announced a new tool for knowledge sharing on the Web, designed to help users selectively share their web browsing history to simplify doing web-based tasks.
Scientists have confirmed that the healthful substances found in green tea — renowned for their powerful antioxidant and disease-fighting properties — do penetrate into tissues of the eye. Their new report, the first ...
Highly fit multiple sclerosis patients perform significantly better on tests of cognitive function than similar less-fit patients, a new study shows.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists have devised a new computational model that can be used to reveal genetic regulatory elements responsible for development of the human heart and maintenance of its function.