Black rice rivals pricey blueberries as source of healthful antioxidants
Health conscious consumers who hesitate at the price of fresh blueberries and blackberries, fruits renowned for high levels of healthful antioxidants, now have an economical alternative, scientists reported ...
Nutrient shift occurring in the Gulf of Maine could affect planktonic ecosystem
(PhysOrg.com) -- The Gulf of Maine waters are cooler, fresher and lower in nitrate than they were 30 years ago, causing a nutrient shift that has potential implications for the structure of the planktonic ecosystem, according ...
NASA's SOFIA will likely help solve mysteries about our galaxy
(PhysOrg.com) -- How were millions of young stars able to form at the center of our Milky Way galaxy in the presence of an enormous black hole with a mass 4 million times that of the sun? This and other important ...
Researchers create tests to assess down syndrome
(PhysOrg.com) -- The Arizona Cognitive Test Battery, designed by UA psychologists Lynn Nadel and Jamie Edgin, can quickly and easily assess the cognitive abilities of persons with Down syndrome. It gives clinicians and other ...
WISE Captures the Unicorn's Rose
(PhysOrg.com) -- Unicorns and roses are usually the stuff of fairy tales, but a new cosmic image taken by NASA's Wide-field Infrared Explorer (WISE) shows the Rosette nebula located within the constellation ...
Robot with frog egg smell sensor (w/ Video)
Deep-sea images reveal colorful life off Indonesia
(AP) -- Scientists using cutting-edge technology to explore waters off Indonesia were wowed by colorful and diverse images of marine life on the ocean floor - including plate-sized sea spiders and flower-like ...
Sony working on 3-D TVs that don't need glasses
(AP) -- Sony Corp. is working on 3-D televisions that don't need special glasses, joining a race with rival Toshiba Corp., but sees cost and technological hurdles to overcome before they can go on sale.
Discovery could challenge established theory of the nucleus
Wired youth forget how to write in China and Japan
Like every Chinese child, Li Hanwei spent her schooldays memorising thousands of the intricate characters that make up the Chinese writing system.
Facebook clinches top spot in India: research
Facebook has become the number one social networking site in India, toppling Google-owned Orkut in one of the few major markets the site had a leadership position, a survey showed Thursday.
Bird-friendly glass looks like spider web to birds
BP scraps plans to drill in Arctic due to Gulf spill: report
BP has scrapped plans to drill in the Arctic, where a new oil rush is expected, amid fears such a move would be "political madness" after the Gulf oil spill, Britain's Guardian daily said Thursday.
Apple's 99-cent TV show idea is no game changer
(AP) -- Apple Inc.'s iTunes store may have revolutionized the music business, but its recent push to let people rent TV shows for 99 cents won't amount to a game changer for how people watch TV.