Black holes are probably not afraid of their shadows. They'd swallow them if they could.
UK's University of Hertfordshire astronomers have measured the distances to 11 of the coolest objects ever discovered outside our solar system. The 11 cool objects known as brown dwarfs have masses intermediate ...
A sustainable rain garden designed to capture every drop of water that falls onto it has been unveiled as one of the leading attractions at the 2011 Chelsea Flower Show.
Two species of invasive frog which are hopping their way through Florida probably got to the state by hitching a ride on floating debris from Cuba, according to a study published on Wednesday.
(PhysOrg.com) -- An important basic science discovery reported by University of Massachusetts Amherst biochemists this week describes how certain proteins use an unusual, spring-loaded loop mechanism to cripple their target ...
(PhysOrg.com) -- If you think your family talks too loud at times, just consider what the noise level would be if you could hear what the bacteria around you are saying.
Big cities like New York, London and Shanghai send less pollution into the atmosphere per capita than places like Denver and Rotterdam, said a study released Tuesday.
A unified effort has lopped the head off a treacherous Conficker computer worm but the malicious computer code lives on in infected machines.
US doctors are treating soldiers suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) by plunging them back into combat, using a virtual reality game that simulates battle scenes from Iraq and Afghanistan.
The parent of Taiwanese IT giant Foxconn will pay over $130 million to become the major shareholder in a solar cell company as part of a plan to expand into renewable energy, officials said Wednesday.
German professional software maker SAP posted on Wednesday a sharp drop in fourth quarter earnings owing to a defeat in a court case involving US rival Oracle.
It can be hard to get noticed when you're a little chick in a big colony, but new research published in BioMed Central's open access journal BMC Ecology reveals that baby birds in need of a feed have individual ways of let ...
For University of Delaware researcher Kenneth van Golen, the advances made in recent years in treating breast cancer have a bittersweet element.
Search engine Google said Wednesday it will open a Malaysian office, its second in Southeast Asia, following significant growth in Internet usage in the country.
A study published today in The Lancet Infectious Diseases finds that methods to protect pregnant women from malaria are still underutilised in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA). A review of national control strategies by a team o ...