A new piece of software has been developed to help protect vulnerable coastal communities from the destruction of a tsunami. The mathematical model has created significant interest in the wake of the 2011 earthquake and tsunami ...
A new form of resistance to fungal disease has been discovered in oilseed rape, one of the worlds most important crops, which could hold the key to developing disease resistant crops.
(PhysOrg.com) -- A team of researchers involving scientists from The University of Nottingham has shown for the first time that chemical reactions at the nano-level which change the structure of carbon nanotubes can be sparked ...
Chinas young, affluent consumers are savvy about the costs of borrowing and wary about debt, according to new research undertaken in one of the worlds fastest-growing economies.
(PhysOrg.com) -- A derivative of a common culinary spice found in Indian curries could offer a new treatment hope for sufferers of the painful condition tendinitis, an international team of researchers has shown.
Research involving scientists from The University of Nottingham is pioneering a new method of studying and making molecules.
(PhysOrg.com) -- A new material that can retain and release heat according to specific temperature requirements could make a significant difference to the cost of heating and cooling buildings, scientists say.
(PhysOrg.com) -- A space flight by millions of microscopic worms could help us overcome the numerous threats posed to human health by space travel. The Caenorhabditis elegans (C. elegans) have also given experts an insight ...
It started on an impulse, made unlikely YouTube stars of its scientific presenters and has grown to a global audience of more than 15 million.
The genetic 'wiring' that helps a seed to decide on the perfect time to germinate has been revealed by scientists for the first time.