Time 'running out' to save tuna stocks
Time is running out to save some species of tuna from overfishing, environmental groups warned Monday, calling for Japan to take the lead in reducing the global catch.
Fukushima water handling 'like whack-a-mole': minister
TEPCO's handling of radioactive water at Fukushima has been like "whack-a-mole", a minister said Monday after visiting the battered plant, pledging Japan's government would step up its involvement at the ...
CSIRO telescope marks 25 years of success
One of the world's most successful astronomy observatories, CSIRO's Australia Telescope Compact Array near Narrabri, New South Wales (NSW), turns 25 years of age on 2 September.
Wearing high heels can change the way you shop
New study finds physical experience of balance influences consumer choices.
Changing river chemistry affects Eastern US water supplies
Human activities are changing the basic chemistry of many rivers in the Eastern U.S. in ways that have potentially major consequences for urban water supplies and aquatic ecosystems, a University of Maryland-led ...
NASA image: Rim Fire in California
The Rim Fire began in California on August 17, 2013. The cause of the fire is still under investigation. This fire is treacherous and has tripled in size in the last few days to now over 106,000 acres. The ...
Richard III's skeleton came within inches of destruction
Leicester archaeologists have revealed the bones of Richard III came within inches of destruction.
Review highlights obsolete wastewater assessment practices
Scientists' methodologies need to be updated to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing field, according to a review of international research papers which investigated wastewater treatment.
Quark asymmetries hint at physics beyond the Standard Model
Researcher says change the discourse on Asia
Murdoch University's Dr Craig Whitsed has joined with the University of Queensland's Dr Wendy Green in calling for legislators and educators to reconsider how Australia is engaging in the Asian Century.
Major volcanic eruption seen on Jupiter's moon Io
Recent observations of Jupiter's moon Io has revealed a massive volcanic eruption taking place 628,300,000 km (390,400,000 miles) from Earth. Io, the innermost of the four largest moons around Jupiter, is ...
A robot to beat humans at foosball
At first glance, the foosball table located in the middle of the Automatic Control Laboratory looks perfectly normal. Looks can be deceiving. In defense, one of the levers has a mechanical arm capable of ...
Mapping the planet's ups and downs
(Phys.org) —Researchers at the University of Glasgow are using a new technique known as interferometric synthetic aperture radar (InSAR) to predict natural disasters around the world and manage their impact.
New process targets valuable green chemicals
(Phys.org) —Milk cartons, plastic bags, car seats... the list of items made from petroleum extends far beyond fuel, increasing our reliance on limited fossil resources. That's why researchers in the Great ...