News tagged with environment

Safe(bee) in numbers

Bumblebees can distinguish between safe and dangerous environments, and are attracted to land on flowers popular with other bees when exposed to perilous situations, according to new research from Queen Mary ...

Apr 29, 2014 4 / 5 (1) 0

New approach to managing marine ecosystems

Ways to manage natural resources have been under development for decades, driven by an increasing need to understand the effect of man-made impacts on ecosystems. Often, it has been assumed that management could be based ...

Apr 28, 2014 not rated yet 0

Bacterial 'FM radio' developed

Programming living cells offers the prospect of harnessing sophisticated biological machinery for transformative applications in energy, agriculture, water remediation and medicine. Inspired by engineering, researchers in ...

Apr 09, 2014 4.7 / 5 (3) 0

Making technology more user-friendly

When people think of psychologists, many envision a clinical setting, where the focus is on helping individuals with personal problems and relationships. But what about our problems and relationships with technology? For ...

Apr 08, 2014 2.3 / 5 (3) 0