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Study sheds new light on why batteries go bad

Asian monsoon much older than previously thought

Final pieces to the circadian clock puzzle found

Rules of thumb for climate change turned upside down

Measuring modified protein structures

New insights in survival strategies of bacteria

Kids' health suffers when parents go to jail

The U.S. has the highest incarceration rate in the world, with more than 2 million people currently behind bars. How this affects their families is the subject of a new UC Irvine study, which found significant health and ...

Researcher looks at the future of higher education

Most forecasts about the future of higher education have focused on how the institutions themselves will be affected – including the possibility of less demand for classes on campus and fewer tenured faculty members as ...

Modern population boom traced to pre-industrial roots

The foundation of the human population explosion, commonly attributed to a sudden surge in industrialization and public health during the 18th and 19th centuries, was actually laid as far back as 2,000 years ...

Now we know why it's so hard to deceive children

Daily interactions require bargaining, be it for food, money or even making plans. These situations inevitably lead to a conflict of interest as both parties seek to maximise their gains. To deal with them, ...

New drug blocks gene driving cancer growth

Toyota, Grenoble set stage for test in ride-sharing

Sparks fly as Di Grassi wins first electric race

Science to the rescue of art

U.S. unprepared for housing needs of aging population

America's older population is experiencing unprecedented growth, but the country is not prepared to meet the housing needs of this aging group, concludes a new report released today by Harvard's Joint Center ...

Apple a decade behind Japan mobile payment curve

Bangladesh meet begins to save endangered tigers

Alibaba IPO gives fresh life to Yahoo

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