Neutrinos: Ghostly particles with unstable egos
So far it is unknown which rules neutrinos follow when they alter their identity. A study in which scientists of the Excellence Cluster Universe at the Technische Universitaet Muenchen, Germany, participated has now revealed ...
Early cretaceous birds with crops found in China
The crop is characteristic of seed-eating birds today, yet little is known about its early history despite remarkable discoveries of many Mesozoic seed-eating birds in the past decade. Scientists from Institute ...
Crystal clear research
(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists have successfully created synthetic crystals whose structures and properties mimic those of naturally occurring biominerals such as seashells.
New research sheds light on teenage friendship networks
The University of Bristol study identified these as the three most influential factors when teenagers choose their friends, while income and parents occupational class proved to be insignificant.
Cracking the code
After the 2008 financial crisis hit, many people were startled to learn that the leaders of some investment banks knew little about the risks their firms had taken.
Robots may dominate rugby by 2050
Elite athletes with bionic implants, built-in chips to monitor their performance and shirts embedded with nanotechnology medicines to heal minor injuries could be taking the field for the 2051 Rugby World Cup.
Sony presents optional 3-D sheet as new laptop accessory
North Korea upgrades jamming devices: report
North Korea is upgrading jamming devices to disrupt South Korean military communications, Yonhap news agency said Tuesday, citing a defence ministry report.
Malaysia seizes nearly 700 elephant tusks
Malaysian authorities have seized nearly 700 elephant tusks bound for China, an official said, the latest in a series of hauls indicating Malaysia had become a key ivory transit hub.
Internet archive shows Sept. 11 coverage
(AP) -- For many in New York and Washington, Sept. 11, 2001, was a personal experience, an attack on their cities. Most everywhere else in the world, it was a television event.
New polymer research could boost probiotics industry
A protective delivery vehicle that shuttles friendly bacteria safely through the stomach to the intestines could provide a major boost for the probiotics industry. The new technology could also be used for the delivery of ...
Crop performance matters when evaluating greenhouse gas emissions: study
Measuring the emission of greenhouse gases from croplands should take into account the crops themselves.
When it comes to speaking out, cells wait their turn
Cell communication is essential for the development of any organism. Scientists know that cells have the power to "talk" to one another, sending signals through their membranes in order to "discuss" what kind ...