Researchers conclude suggestions from our closest friends about matters of taste, such as movies or restaurants, may not be as helpful as we think they are.
Researchers at Melbourne's Howard Florey Institute have discovered how the brain prioritises pain and thirst in order to survive - a mechanism that helps elite athletes to 'push through the pain barrier'. The Florey's Dr ...
Interoperability of instant-messaging services will allow worms and viruses to propagate more easily, creating more risk in online security, according to Postini's annual Message Management and Threat Report.
British Telecom's BT Exact unit has obtained ISO 9001 certification for its short-turnaround IT planning services.
Duke University scientists say they've determined consumers are likely to give support to a brand that first appears to show superiority in its category.
Veterinary scientists say many dog owners relinquishing pets to animal shelters aren't honest about their pets' behavioral problems.
University of Pennsylvania scientists say when baboons lose a close associate they do as humans might -- they seek support from their friends.
University of Minnesota associate professor of chemical engineering Renata Wentzcovitch and her team of researchers have confirmed the properties of a mineral (post-perovskite) that may form near the Earth's core in a layer ...
A collaborative research project between Innos (UK R&D company) and the universities of Surrey, Southampton and the Politecnico di Bari in Italy has developed a novel method for coupling light from an optical fibre to 200nm ...
An advanced controller is showing “promising results” by learning on-the-fly how to operate an engine cleaner and more efficiently, say researchers at the University of Missouri-Rolla.