As the annual "season of giving" dawns, a new study finds that stark income inequity - a dramatically rising trend in the United States - makes the "haves" less generous toward others.
Mark Iris is arming police departments around the country with a novel crime-fighting tool—advanced data analyses and potentially life-saving intelligence derived by a group of Northwestern University undergraduates.
A Birmingham (UK) researcher is exploring new ways to enhance the experience of deaf musicians with new visual and touch techniques.
Nature Publishing Group today releases 'Turning Point: Chinese Science in Transition,' a White Paper which takes the pulse of China's scientific research at a critical time in its development. It is the first report of its ...
Migration between different communities of bacteria is the key to the type of gene transfer that can lead to the spread of traits such as antibiotic resistance, according to researchers at Oxford University.
New database containing more than 600,000 chemical structures gives companies a unique opportunity to quickly get an overview of the harmful effects associated with substances they are considering using.
Women may now outnumber men in the ranks of university students but men still outnumber women in leadership roles in nearly all areas of professional workplaces.
They go to paddle between glistening icebergs or ski on blinding white ice, but a rising number of polar tourists get to see something else, too: the monumental changes wrought by global warming.
In a martial artist's white silk pyjamas, a man practised tai-chi in harmony with a motorised arm at a Beijing exhibition showcasing a vision of robots with Chinese characteristics.
WA fruit growers could soon have one more weapon against the state's most serious fruit fly pest, the medfly (Ceratitis capitata).