Men who do the housework are more likely to get the girl
(PhysOrg.com) -- An Oxford study suggests that if you want to settle down, your chances of getting married or living with someone are probably highest in Great Britain, the Scandinavian countries and the United ...
Site of SS Great Britain 'shipwreck' located in Northern Ireland
Linguist study finds core group of words has survived for 15,000 years
Redrawing the map of Great Britain based on human interaction
A group of researchers at MIT, Cornell University and University College London have used one of the world's largest databases of telecommunications records to redraw the map of Great Britain. The research, ...
Multinational effort underway to build synthetic yeast using artificial chromosomes
Survey finds women in Britain now own more tablet computers than men
Motion sickness in autonomous cars: Don't read and ride
Self-driving vehicles should make roads safer, save energy and improve mobility, but they also might make some people sick, say University of Michigan researchers.
Earliest medieval map of Britain put online
A fifteen-month research project of the earliest surviving geographically recognizable map of Great Britain, known as the Gough Map, provides some revealing insights into one of the most enigmatic cartographic ...
Company develops conductive yarn for soldier uniforms
Academics earn street cred with TED Talks but no points from peers, research shows
(Phys.org) —TED Talks, the most popular conference and events website in the world with over 1 billion informational videos viewed, provides academics with increased popular exposure but does nothing to ...
Telecommunications data show civic dividing lines in major countries
Many residents of Britain, Italy, and Belgium imagine there to be a kind of north-south divide in their countries, marking a barrier between different social groups and regional characteristics. Now a new ...
Ticks are on the march in Britain
The prevalence of ticks attaching to dogs in Great Britain has been mapped by scientists as part of a national tick survey. The findings reveal that the number of dogs infested with the blood-sucking parasites ...
Ash disease 'cannot be eradicated': UK minister
A deadly disease threatening swathes of ash trees in Britain cannot be eradicated, the environment secretary admitted on Friday as he announced plans to stem the growing problem.
New studies needed to predict how marine organisms may adapt to the future's acidic oceans
The world's oceans are becoming more acidic, changing in a way that hasn't happened for millions of years. But will marine organisms from tiny coccolithophores to king crabs change along with the waters?