Startups should seek quality—not quantity—in partnerships, study finds
When partnering with larger companies, startups with a small number of carefully chosen alliances will reap the most benefits, according to new research from the University at Buffalo School of Management.
Color and texture matter most when it comes to tomatoes
A new study in the Journal of Food Science, published by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), evaluated consumers' choice in fresh tomato selection and revealed which characteristics make the red fruit most appealing.
Researchers develop green tea-based 'missiles' to kill cancer cells more effectively
Green tea has long been known for its anti-oxidant, anti-cancer, anti-aging and anti-microbial properties. A group of researchers from the Institute of Bioengineering and Nanotechnology (IBN) of A*STAR has ...
Cutting emissions pays for itself, research shows
Lower rates of asthma and other health problems are frequently cited as benefits of policies aimed at cutting carbon emissions from sources like power plants and vehicles, because these policies also lead ...
Actions on climate change bring better health, study says
(Phys.org) —The number of extremely hot days in eastern and midwestern U.S. cities is projected to triple by mid-century, according to a new study led by University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers and ...
A homemade solar lamp for developing countries
(Phys.org) —The solar lamp developed by the start-up LEDsafari is a more effective, safer, and less expensive form of illumination than the traditional oil lamp currently used by more than one billion people ...
Carbon cleanup would save millions of lives, study finds
Reducing fossil-fuel emissions to safer levels would save millions of lives annually by the end of the century, a study said on Sunday.
Researchers create global road maps showing potential economic and ecological consequences of new roads
Authors Guild appeals ruling in Google Books case
The Authors Guild is appealing a US judge's decision in a long-running case that cleared legal obstacles for Google's massive book-scanning project, court documents showed Monday.
Large-scale edible insect farming needed to ensure global food security
The large-scale production of edible insects is unavoidable in order to continue feeding the ever-increasing global population and providing them with enough animal protein. Insect farming can be compared ...
Scientists put cancer-fighting power back into frozen broccoli
There was bad news, then good news from University of Illinois broccoli researchers this month. In the first study, they learned that frozen broccoli lacks the ability to form sulforaphane, the cancer-fighting ...
California scientist still reinventing the wheel at 94
At 94, Dick Post is the oldest scientist Lawrence Livermore Laboratory has ever had. And he may be the most fascinating.
How effective are renewable energy subsidies? Maybe not effective as originally thoughts, finds news study
(Phys.org) —Renewable energy subsidies have been a politically popular program over the past decade. These subsidies have led to explosive growth in wind power installations across the United States, especially ...
Power plant standards could save thousands of US lives every year
Power plant standards to cut climate-changing carbon emissions will reduce other harmful air pollution and provide substantial human health benefits, according to a new study released today. The research shows that, depending ...