Scientists discover bees can 'turn back time,' reverse brain aging
(Phys.org) -- Scientists at Arizona State University have discovered that older honey bees effectively reverse brain aging when they take on nest responsibilities typically handled by much younger bees. While ...
Survey of Liverpool's Black teachers reveals culture of prejudice
A survey of Liverpools tiny population of black teachers has revealed a culture of racial prejudice and discrimination both in finding jobs and getting promotion.
Physics puts new lens on major eye disease
Its not easy for a theoretical physicist and an ophthalmologist to see eye-to-eye. But a collaboration between the two at Emory University proved worth the effort, sparking a new insight into the leading ...
Three-city patent court gets nod from EU leaders
Fireworks over Mars: The spirit of 76 pyrotechnics
(Phys.org) -- One month and a day after celebrating its independence with fireworks exhibitions throughout the country, America will carry its penchant for awe-inspiring aerial pyrotechnic displays to the ...
The 'flame' burns bright in new WISE image
(Phys.org) -- A new image from NASA's Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE, shows the candle-like Flame nebula lighting up a cavern of dust. The Flame nebula is part of the Orion complex, a turbulent ...
US online-deals firm eyes road less traveled
Online coupons are last year's news. That is the view from number two US online deals firm Living Social, which is battling sector leader Groupon by offering what executives call "unique" or original experiences that are ...
Battle is joined for Japan's e-book market
In highly-literate and gadget-loving Japan, e-books are curiously rare -- but battle for the largely-untapped and potentially hugely lucrative market is about to commence.
Kodak wins OK to auction digital patents
(AP) Kodak says bankruptcy court has approved an auction of its imaging patent portfolios over the objections of Apple and FlashPoint Technologies, giving the photography pioneer clarity on ownership claims.
Peru's ambitious laptop program gets mixed grades
(AP) Peru's distribution of more than 800,000 low-cost laptop computers to children across the country easily ranks as one of the world's most ambitious efforts to leverage digital technology in the ...
This US summer is 'what global warming looks like': scientists
(AP) Is it just freakish weather or something more? Climate scientists suggest that if you want a glimpse of some of the worst of global warming, take a look at U.S. weather in recent weeks.