First national model for Bovine TB calls for more focus on cattle
In a study published in Nature this week, a team of researchers based at the University of Warwick has produced the first national model to investigate the bovine TB spread.
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 ...
Multinational effort underway to build synthetic yeast using artificial chromosomes
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 ...
Linguist study finds core group of words has survived for 15,000 years
Research team claims to have found evidence Lake Cheko is impact crater for Tunguska Event
Company develops conductive yarn for soldier uniforms
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, ...
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 ...
Women's jobs are poorer paid, less flexible and more stressful
Women's jobs are poorer paid, less flexible, more stressful, and offer fewer promotion opportunities than men's, a large international study has found.
US slaps Briton with fresh hacking charges
The United States on Thursday slapped two extra charges against a British man accused of hacking into thousands of US government computer systems, officials said.
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?
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.
The lights of London
(Phys.org) -- Billions of people will see London through many different filters and lenses during the 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic Games. None of those views will look quite like this one from the Suomi ...