Warming waters take their toll on Antarctic shellfish
Shells that spent decades sitting ignored in a Welsh museum have shown scientists that climate change is seriously harming ecosystems around Antarctica.
Promiscuous baboons benefit from father's care
Young baboons that spend time with their fathers get better meals and reach sexual maturity sooner, scientists say.
Cross-racial teaching studied
Kelly Sassi, assistant professor in the School of Education and English department, and Amy Carpenter Ford, an assistant professor from Central Michigan University, co-wrote the article, "Authority in Cross-Racial Teaching ...
Discovery of increase in magnetic moment at grain boundaries
The NIMS Structural Materials Unit, in joint research with a group at the Kumamoto University Graduate School of Science and Technology, experimentally measured the 3-D electronic state of pure iron and discovered ...
Understanding the structure of subducting plates
Seismic studies are helping scientists learn more about the structure of subducting oceanic plates.
Nanophotonics technology enables a new kind of optical spectrometer
(Phys.org)—By bringing nanophotonics technology to traditional optical spectroscopy, a new kind of optical spectrometer with functions of sensing and spectral measurement has been recently demonstrated ...
Next generation solar cells: Trapping sunlight with microbeads
In five to seven years, solar cells will have become much cheaper and only one-twentieth as thick as current solar cells. The trick is to deceive the sunlight with microbeads.
Projected U.S. water use likely to increase as climate warms
Despite increases in efficiency, water demand in the United States is likely to increase substantially in the future if climate continues to warm, new projections indicate. Brown et al. project future water use to 2090 based ...
PBS stares back at 1.8-gigapixel ARGUS drone imaging system
Philips loss shrinks in Q4; sheds division (Update)
Royal Philips Electronics NV Tuesday said it will sell the entertainment division which contains many of the consumer products for which it is best known, such as audio and video equipment, to Funai Electric ...
Samsung acquires US medical imaging company
South Korea's Samsung Electronics said Tuesday it had bought US medical imaging firm NeuroLogica, as it seeks to explore new growth sources by expanding into the health sector.
'Off the scale' smog envelops Beijing again
Residents across northern China battled through choking pollution on Tuesday, as air quality levels rose above index limits in Beijing amid warnings that the smog may not clear until Thursday.
Google unveils detailed N. Korea map... with gulags
Weeks after its chairman Eric Schmidt's secretive visit to North Korea, Google has rolled out a detailed map of the isolated state that even labels some of its remote and infamous gulags.
Conference suggests ways Broadway can be better
(AP)—A conference on how to make the Broadway experience better for theatergoers has come up with some prescriptions: Be brave in the stories that are told onstage and embrace youth and technology.