As the world's population becomes increasingly urbanised, it is estimated that the number of journeys measured in passenger-kilometres will triple by 2050. Roads simply can't absorb this increase.
Too much male sexual attention harms attractive females, according to a new Australian and Canadian study on fruit flies.
The likelihood of being bitten by mosquitoes could be down to our genes, according to a study carried out on twins.
Men give more money through fundraising websites after seeing that other men have donated large amounts and when the fundraiser is an attractive woman, according to new UCL and University of Bristol research.
A psychology study from The University of Texas at Austin sheds new light on today's standards of beauty, attributing modern men's preferences for women with a curvy backside to prehistoric influences.
"Selfie sticks" have now been banned at a French palace and a British museum, joining a growing list of global tourist attractions to take such measures.
Structurally reinforced hydrogel material developed using electrostatic repulsive force between nanosheets
A joint research group successfully developed a material that expresses a unique mechanical property by arranging oxide nanosheets, that electrostatically repel each other, in the direction perpendicular to a magnetic field, ...
Selfies at tourist attractions are nothing new. But until recently, if you wanted a perfectly composed picture of yourself with Times Square or the Colosseum in the background, you might have asked a passer-by to take the ...
NIST has taken part in a new push to address a persistent and growing problem in physics: the value of G. The Newtonian constant of gravitation, used to calculate the attractive force of gravity between objects, is more than ...