Work on pioneering pan-European neutron facility underway
A state-of-the-art facility capable of generating neutron beams 30 times brighter than current facilities is about to be constructed in the Swedish town of Lund. The EUR 1.8 billion will help scientists examine ...
European scientists protest austerity measures and offer dire warnings of impact
Tracing our ancestors at the bottom of the sea
A specialist group of European researchers are studying the remains of prehistoric human settlements which are now submerged beneath our coastal seas. Some of these drowned sites are tens of thousands of ...
India's MOM captures first image of the red planet
India's "history creating" maiden interplanetary voyager, the Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) has captured her historic first image of the Red Planet.
India's spacecraft 'on target' to reach Mars
An Indian spacecraft is on course to reach Mars, an official said Monday, following a 666-million-kilometre voyage that could see New Delhi's low-cost space programme win Asia's race to the Red Planet.
Global warming culprit-nations likely to change by 2030
(Phys.org) —While developed countries and regions have long been culprits for Earth's rising greenhouse gas emissions, Cornell researchers – balancing the role of aerosols along with carbons in the equation ...
Famed atom smasher gets twice the energy next year (Update)
The world's largest atom smasher is gearing up for its second three-year run after 16 months of maintenance and upgrades.
Field study shows how sailfish use their bill to catch fish
Paleoanthropologists use models to show humans may have left Africa earlier than thought
Study reveals details of logical circuits built using living slime molds
A future computer might be a lot slimier than the solid silicon devices we have today. In a study published in the journal Materials Today, European researchers reveal details of logic units built using living slime molds, ...
GreenDataNet looking to use retired car batteries to power data centers
Space research pays for itself, but inspires fewer people
To say space research is a waste of money is wrong. For every US$1 put into US space agency, its citizens get US$10 as payback; in Japan and the European Union that amount is more than US$3. ...
Bristol PhD student to lead team to experience 'life on Mars'
Ashley Dale, a PhD student at the University of Bristol, will lead a team of seven experts to the Mars Desert Research Station (MDRS) in Utah's high-altitude terrain on 18 January.
CERN votes to admit Israel as newest full member
The governing council of the world's top particle physics lab has unanimously voted to accept Israel as a full member.