Apple will replace AT&T in the Dow Jones industrial average
Apple will replace AT&T in the Dow Jones industrial average, the managers of the index announced early Friday.
Stuck-in-the-mud plankton reveal ancient temperatures
New research in Nature Communications showing how tiny creatures drifted across the ocean before falling to the seafloor and being fossilised has the potential to improve our understanding of past climat ...
Sap-feeding butterflies join ranks of natural phenomenon, the Golden Ratio
Alongside Leonardo Da Vinci's Vitruvian Man, disc-shaped galaxies, or the cochlea of the human ear, scientists can now count sap-feeding butterfly proboscises as aligned with the Golden Ratio.
UI researchers launch rockets in search of unseen parts of universe
Walk into the corner astronomy lab in the basement of Van Allen Hall, and you'll likely hear a student spontaneously burst into song while creating preliminary computer aided designs for an upcoming NASA ...
Tomorrow's tomography today: Simultaneous 3D imaging of vascular and neuronal networks in mouse spinal cord tissue
Mathematical formula boosts renewable energy efficiency
A mathmatical framework for rating transmission lines aims to help relieve power grid congestion to make more efficient use of renewable energy.
For virtual reality creators, a question of control
At the Game Developers Conference, it's easy to imagine what virtual reality will look like when it eventually hits the marketplace. What it will feel like, however, is an entirely different matter.
NASA craft circling Ceres in first visit to dwarf planet
A NASA spacecraft for the first time has arrived at a dwarf planet to begin a 16-month exploration.
NASA sees Mozambique Channel's new tropical storm
Tropical Cyclone 15S formed in the Mozambique Channel of the Southern Indian Ocean, and the Global Precipitation Measurement or GPM core satellite gathered data on its rainfall rates.
Calling your bluff: Supervisors easily sniff out what drives a worker
Good supervisors aren't easily duped by the motives of underlings who go the extra mile - they know when an employee is sucking up to them because of personal ambition, or when such actions truly have what's best for the ...
How rain is dependent on soil moisture
It rains in summer most frequently when the ground holds a lot of moisture. However, precipitation is most likely to fall in regions where the soil is comparatively dry. This is the conclusion reached by ...
Moves to automate identification of Saimaa ringed seals
Moves are being made to automate the identification of Saimaa ringed seals. This would bring new kinds of real-time information on how the extremely endangered species behaves, the movements of individual seals, and what ...
Ferns may hold key to land rehabilitation
Ferns may have potential in rehabilitating land following work by WA researchers who investigated how ferns are able to survive in semi-arid environments of Australia.
46,000 Twitter accounts linked to Islamic State: study
At least 46,000 Twitter accounts have been linked to supporters of the Islamic State in late 2014, a research report released in Washington showed.