Scientists who last year found particles that appeared to break the Universe's speed limit are looking at two technical issues that could have skewed the controversial finding, CERN said Thursday.
Microsoft founder Bill Gates on Thursday called for a "digital revolution" to alleviate world hunger by increasing agricultural productivity through satellites and genetically-engineered seed varieties.
(AP) -- Megaupload founder Kim Dotcom made his fortune and even took his name from the Internet, but now he's barred from logging on.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Research published today (22nd February) provides, for the first time, a clear answer to the debate as to whether Triceratops and other extinct creatures took on a more mammal-like or more reptile like posture.
Female sex hormones can weaken the ability of fish to protect themselves against environmental toxins
It is well known that female sex hormones (oestrogens) that end up in rivers and lakes, primarily via spillage from sewers and livestock farming, pose a threat to the environment.
Swiss scientists have for the first time succeeded in realistically simulating how an oceanic plate sinks of its own accord under an adjacent plate. At the same time they showed why only one of the plates rather than both ...
(PhysOrg.com) -- A spectacularly bright object recently spotted in one of the Milky Way's neighbouring galaxies is the result of a "normal" stellar black hole, astronomers have found.
In reality, we rationalize. We deny, or we couldn't go on living, says Judah Rosenthal, the successful ophthalmologist whose perfect life begins to unravel in Woody Allens 1989 film, Crimes and Misdemeanors. ...
Typhoons thrash the Philippines every year, causing flash flooding and mudslides that often kill hundreds of people in the Southeast Asian nation. Many blame the death and destruction on the wrath of nature. But Gavin Shatkin ...
A nature-themed drama is unfolding in a corner of the UConn Forest in Storrs. The story contains elements of surprise as well as a glimpse of the regions agrarian past.