Test of equivalence principle searches for effects of spin-gravity coupling
New study refines biological evolution model
Models for the evolution of life are now being developed to try and clarify the long term dynamics of an evolving system of species. Specifically, a recent model proposed by Petri Kärenlampi from the University ...
Do women talk more than men? It depends
We've all heard the stereotype: Women like to talk. We bounce ideas off each other about everything from career moves to dinner plans. We hash out big decisions through our conversations with one another ...
Unexpected stability and complexity in transcriptional enhancers' interactions
Contrary to what was thought, sequences of DNA called enhancers – which control a gene's output – find their targets long before they are activated during embryonic development, scientists at the European Molecular Biology ...
New social network gives a penny for your thoughts
A new social network says its goal is sharing among its users—including some of the profits.
A new use for touchless technology in the operating theatre
Pioneering work using touchless technology for vascular surgery is now being extended to neurosurgery.
BlackBerry sells its German-based R&D assets
BlackBerry is selling its research and development department in Germany to Volkswagen Infotainment, a subsidiary of the automaker that makes interactive technology for vehicle dashboards.