(Phys.org)—When it comes to college education, men are falling behind by standing still.
(Phys.org)—The cruise control on your auto can ease a long trip and keep you out of trouble by preventing you from speeding, if you have set it at the legal speed limit. As new cars are being outfitted with GPS, a predictive ...
Sometimes the tried and true methods are still the best, even in observational astronomy. Researchers at the University of Prague demonstrated this recently in a study of the eclipsing binary system V994 Herculis (V994 Her).
(Phys.org)—Homer's great masterpieces, The Iliad and The Odyssey, have been dated to around 762 BCE by new research based on the statistical modelling of language evolution.
(Phys.org)—The death of a founding entrepreneur wipes out on average 60 per cent of a firm's sales and cuts jobs by around 17 per cent, according to a new study.
Taking a cue from how ESA controls satellites, Spanish railways now have their own high-tech upgrade to keep travellers abreast of when the next train is going to pull into the station.
Center for Nanoscale Materials (CNM) users from Northwestern University, working together with the Nanophotonics Group at the Argonne National Laboratory, report the functionalization of porphyrin-based metal-organic frameworks ...
For scientists to improve cancer treatments with targeted therapeutic drugs, they need to be able to see proteins prevalent in the cancer cells. This has been an impossible, until now. Thanks to a new microscopy technique, ...
Scientists have shown that pheasants are more likely to be killed by people than by birds of prey.
Sterilizing with the sun: Solar concentrating system could replace fuel-powered or electric devices in remote villages
Using sunlight, researchers and students at MIT are trying to change how medical equipment is sterilized in remote clinics—and a pilot project in Nicaragua has begun to show promising results.