It's down to the wire for online shopping
As the holiday shopping season winds down, FedEx, UPS and online retailers are using the last few days to try to avoid the problems that occurred last year when severe winter weather and a surge in late orders ...
Intel seeks to make migrations to Chromebook easy
Shape-shifting may help some species cope with climate change, study shows
Researchers have found that a Rocky Mountain mustard plant alters its physical appearance and flowering time in response to different environmental conditions, suggesting some species can quickly shape-shift ...
Disadvantaged men more likely to do 'women's work' reveals new study
New research has revealed that men who are disabled and from an ethnic minority are significantly more likely to do jobs traditionally associated with women.
Distribution of fish on the northeast US shelf influenced by both fishing and climate
Scientists studying the distribution of four commercial and recreational fish stocks in Northeast U.S. waters have found that climate change can have major impacts on the distribution of fish, but the effects ...
Scientists 'map' water vapor in Martian atmosphere
Russian scientists from the Space Research Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences and the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology (MIPT), together with their French and American colleagues, have ...
Universality of charge order in cuprate superconductors
Charge order has been established in another class of cuprate superconductors, highlighting the importance of the phenomenon as a general property of these high-Tc materials.
Decision cascades in social networks
How do people in a social network behave? How are opinions, decisions and behaviors of individuals influenced by their online networks? Can the application of math help answer these questions?
Holiday lights on the Sun: SDO imagery of a significant solar flare
The sun emitted a significant solar flare, peaking at 7:28 p.m. EST on Dec. 19, 2014.
Drought causes birds to nest later, reducing nesting success
A recent study suggests drought conditions are delaying nesting by two weeks or more for some Sonoran Desert bird species, such as Black-tailed Gnatcatchers and Verdins.
Madonna speaks of 'crazy times' after songs leaked
Madonna and Sony Pictures both were separately torpedoed by major hacks this month, in what the pop icon called "crazy times."
Next-generation tracking technology could be in your gadgets soon
Sophisticated tracking technology, the likes of which you might associate with governments or big companies, may soon be in consumers' hands, homes, cars and local stores.
Electronic gadget for shaking hands over the Internet
Takanori Miyoshi at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Toyohashi University of Technology, has developed an innovative gadget that enables people to 'shake hands' over the Internet, irrespective of ...
221 new species described by the California Academy of Sciences in 2014
In 2014, researchers at the California Academy of Sciences added a whopping 221 new plant and animal species to our family tree, enriching our understanding of Earth's complex web of life and strengthening ...