Assessing scientific research by 'citation wake' detects Nobel laureates' papers
Changing environment caused some isolated kangaroos to evolve separately
New horned dinosaur reveals evolution of nose horn in Triceratops family
Scientists have discovered a striking new species of horned dinosaur (ceratopsian) based on fossils collected from a bone bed in southern Alberta, Canada. Wendiceratops (WEN-dee-SARE-ah-TOPS) pinhornensis was approximately ...
Study hints at why parrots are great vocal imitators
An international team of scientists led by Duke University researchers has uncovered key structural differences in the brains of parrots that may explain the birds' unparalleled ability to imitate sounds and human speech.
Paleontologists discover the first dinosaur fossil in Washington state
Burke Museum paleontologists have published a description of the first dinosaur fossil from Washington state. The fossil was collected by a Burke Museum research team along the shores of Sucia Island State Park in the San ...
New method uses patent data to estimate a technology's future rate of improvement
How fast is online learning evolving? Are wind turbines a promising investment? And how long before a cheap hoverboard makes it to market?
Robot model for infant learning shows bodily posture may affect memory and learning
An Indiana University cognitive scientist and collaborators have found that posture is critical in the early stages of acquiring new knowledge.
Research pair finds color a big factor in how much an image is shared on Pinterest
Study finds possible alternative explanation for dark energy
(Phys.org)—Dark energy is an unknown form of energy that is proposed to drive the accelerated expansion of the universe. A new study by University of Georgia professor Edward Kipreos suggests that changes in how people ...