Four reasons why the quantum vacuum may explain dark matter
Scientists find errors in hypothesis linking solar flares to global temperature
Scientist proves Braess paradox 'disappears' under high traffic demands
The clime's speech: Data analysis supports prediction that human language is influenced by environmental factors
A butterfly effect in the brain
Next time your brain plays tricks on you, you have an excuse: according to new research by UCL scientists published today in the journal Nature, the brain is intrinsically unreliable.
The Secret of Life May Be As Simple As What Happens Between the Sheets -- Mica Sheets
(PhysOrg.com) -- That age-old question, "where did life on Earth start?" now has a new answer. If the life between the mica sheets hypothesis is correct, life would have originated between sheets of mica that ...
Professor's hypothesis may be game changer for evolutionary theory
(PhysOrg.com) -- A new hypothesis posed by a University of Tennessee, Knoxville, associate professor and colleagues could be a game changer in the evolution arena. The hypothesis suggests some species are ...
Plants may have a single ancestor
New hybrid 'NOSH aspirin' as possible anti-cancer drug
Scientists have combined two new "designer" forms of aspirin into a hybrid substance that appears more effective than either of its forebears in controlling the growth of several forms of cancer in laboratory ...
Scientists to test if life on Mars could be related to life on Earth
Statistician suggests raising statistical standards to reduce amount of non-reproducible studies
A zero sum game
(PhysOrg.com) -- New light has been shed on the 150-year-old math puzzle known as the Riemann hypothesis, say mathematical physicists at the University of Sydney.
Scientists say the Big One could be even bigger
The Big One predicted for the San Andreas fault could end up being bigger than earthquake experts previously thought.
Standing up to fight: Does it explain why we walk upright, why women like tall men?
(PhysOrg.com) -- A University of Utah study shows that men hit harder when they stand on two legs than when they are on all fours, and when hitting downward rather than upward, giving tall, upright males a ...