Yellow light for forest-saving programme in Indonesia
Dr Andrew McGregor, from Victoria's School of Geography, Environment and Earth Sciences, has been working with a team of international experts examining the societal impacts of the Reducing Emissions from ...
Lenovo profit falls five percent after Motorola acquisition
Lenovo Group said Tuesday its quarterly profit declined 5 percent, reflecting the computer maker's acquisition of the unprofitable Motorola mobile phone business.
Starving honey bees lose self-control
A study in the journal of the Royal Society Biology Letters has found that starving bees lose their self-control and act impulsively, choosing small immediate rewards over waiting for larger rewards.
Chromium-centered cycloparaphenylene rings for making functionalized nanocarbons
A team of chemists at Nagoya University has synthesized novel transition metal-complexed cycloparaphenylenes (CPPs) that enable selective monofunctionalization of CPPs for the first time, opening doors to ...
Motorola unveils three smart phones for return to China
Motorola unveiled three smartphone models on Monday for its return to China following a two-year absence from the most populous mobile phone market.
Team researches the relationship between religion and educational attainment
Researchers have long studied and documented the influence religion has on social groups; however, few have examined the role it plays in education. LSU Sociology Professor Samuel Stroope recently penned a research article ...
Millennials use tech tools to jump into investing
It's the Facebookification of financial investing. From social networking platforms that allow young investors to follow each other's stock-picking mojo, to websites for first-timers hungry for a piece of the Silicon Valley ...
Study tests motivational techniques
Every year, U.S. companies spend billions on incentives for salespeople, and although incentives can help boost sales figures, the associated costs cut into the bottom line in a big way.
Fossil ankles indicate Earth's earliest primates lived in trees
Earth's earliest primates have taken a step up in the world, now that researchers have gotten a good look at their ankles.
OneWeb satellite constellation plan wants Internet for billions
Ten news organizations join drone-test program
Ten US media organizations including the New York Times and Washington Post announced a coalition Thursday to test drones for news gathering in collaboration with Virginia Tech University.
Chemical dial controls attraction between water-repelling molecules
Fear of water may seem like an irrational hindrance to humans, but on a molecular level, it lends order to the world.
Facebook puts warning labels on graphic videos
Facebook is putting warning labels on graphic videos that members upload and share with friends, the leading social network said Tuesday.
Orangutan returns to Indonesian wild, but abandons son
A once-blind female orangutan who regained her sight with surgery has returned to the rainforests of Indonesia's Sumatra island, but with only one of her young twins, an environment group said.