Demand Media 1Q results ease worries about Google
(AP) -- Demand Media Inc. fared better than analysts anticipated in the first quarter, easing investor worries that Google Inc.'s recent changes to how it culls search results may have damaged the online content generator's ...
Genetically modified cows may one day produce human breast milk
Patterns found in laboratory spark insight into nature and society
(PhysOrg.com) -- Irv Epstein's research is proving that patterns found in mathematical formulas and chemical reactions may be used to understand economics, how an epidemic might spread and the way animal populations survive ...
Google's new search formula results in some unhappy websites
Google Inc. can give websites a lot of traffic. It can also take it away. That's what Valerie Whitmore found out recently.
Google tweaks search to punish 'low-quality' sites (Update)
Google has changed its secret search formula in the United States to be more discerning when it comes to which websites are worth recommending and which should sink in the rankings.
Revised floral formula, inflorescence terms
Research into the structure and development of flowers and inflorescences has revealed that traditional descriptive methods are often inadequate. Scientists at Kew have therefore suggested revisions to floral ...
The true language of love? It's math, says Berkeley professor
Beauty and truth aren't the first things that come to mind, for most people, when they think about math. Berkeley math professor Edward Frenkel is trying to change that.
International formula milk marketing code mired in 3 decades of dispute
An international marketing code for formula milk, intended to foster global cooperation among governments, industry, and aid agencies, has instead been mired in three decades of often bitter dispute, claims a child nutrition ...
Scientists devise guide to the perfect handshake
Help is here for people who are overcome with nerves when faced with the age-old custom of shaking hands -- British scientists have unveiled a step-by-step guide to the perfect handshake.
New formula gives first accurate peak heart rate for women
Women who measure their peak heart rates for exercise will need to do some new math as will physicians giving stress tests to patients.
New biomarker for raw milk quality detection
Strict milk quality tests had drawn a national attention throughout China in the wake of the baby formula milk powder contamination incident. The individual classic markers for milk quality control, particularly protein concentration, ...
Entropy study suggests Pictish symbols likely were part of a written language
Study investigates craters formed by raindrops (w/ Video)
Engineering Students Bring Home Trophy In Hybrid Vehicle Competition
Building a Formula Hybrid race car from scratch made for a whirlwind spring semester for eight students at the Florida A&M University-Florida State University College of Engineering. Little did they know that their efforts ...