News tagged with force

Exploring the impact of TASERs in the UK

Social Scientists at the University of Exeter have called for a greater comparative analysis of the impact of TASERs used in law enforcement. The next generation of the electric-shock weapon used by police ...

Dec 09, 2014
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Land use looms as large factor in global warming

For the world's deteriorating environment, don't blame burning fossil fuels exclusively. Land use and land cover changes contribute about 40 percent to "radiative forcing," a key underlying factor in global warming, according ...

Dec 04, 2014
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Geckos are sticky without effort

(Phys.org) —Geckos, found in places with warm climates, have fascinated people for hundreds of years. Scientists have been especially intrigued by these lizards, and have studied a variety of features ...

Dec 03, 2014
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