(PhysOrg.com) -- If you should find yourself running from the police, watch your step. If you fall and break an ankle, chances are youll receive less pain medication when they take you to the ER for treatment.
Materials scientists from Case Western Reserve University and the Institute of Solid State Research in Julich, Germany have produced particularly clear changes in the atomic structure of sapphire following deformation at ...
Coaching happens just about everywhere, and every day, with learning as the goal. Effective coaching can lead to smoothly functioning organizations, better productivity and potentially more profit. In classrooms, better student ...
Despite lack of evidence about bed rest's effectiveness, doctors annually prescribe it for roughly 1 million pregnant women to delay preterm births.
Up to half of new cases of epilepsy are in children and adolescents. This is particularly significant because the onset of epilepsy in children can have a lasting impact on their cognitive development, says Philip Fastenau, ...
Global standards for preventing money laundering and terrorism financing have come under heat after substantial evidence has shown they do not work.
A team of researchers from Case Western Reserve University has identified a way to probe water molecules deep inside proteins, exposing a communication network mobilized when proteins are turned "on."
Fifty-four years after the first screen portrayal of a human woman in space -- in the 1929 German movie Woman in the Moon -- the first female American astronaut, Sally Ride, took a real-life trip into space.
Cockroaches can skitter through a crowded under-the-sink cabinet, eluding capture or worse, making the insects a model for rescue robots that would creep through the debris of disaster in search of survivors.
To regain balance from an unexpected slip on the ice can require an abundance of rapid movement, but conscious thought isn't part of the equation.