Researchers reverse-engineering China's online censorship methods reveal government's deepest concerns
When it comes to how pizza looks, cheese matters
Most consumers have an idea what they want their pizza slice to look like. Golden cheese with that dark toasted-cheese color scattered in distinct blistery patches across the surface with a bit of oil glistening in the valleys. ...
Seven tiny grains captured by Stardust likely visitors from interstellar space
Since 2006, when NASA's Stardust spacecraft delivered its aerogel and aluminum foil dust collectors to Earth, a team of scientists has combed through the collectors in search of rare, microscopic particles ...
Study uncovers forces that hold gravity-defying near-earth asteroid together (Update)
Researchers at UT have made a novel discovery that may potentially protect the world from future collisions with asteroids.
Four billion-year-old chemistry in cells today
Parts of the primordial soup in which life arose have been maintained in our cells today according to scientists at the University of East Anglia.
Essential oils may provide good source of food preservation
A new study in the Journal of Food Science, published by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), found that essential oils may be able to be used as food preservatives in packaging to help extend the shelf-life of foo ...
Answers on link between injection wells and quakes
States where hydraulic fracturing is taking place are experiencing unprecedented earthquake activity.
Researchers find unfolded-protein-response can both activate and degrade cell death receptor 5 protein
Study links disposing of wastewater to Oklahoma earthquakes
The dramatic increase in earthquakes in central Oklahoma since 2009 is likely attributable to subsurface wastewater injection at just a handful of disposal wells, finds a new study to be published in the journal Science on Jul ...
Nature journal retracts 'game-changer' stem-cell study (Update)
Leading science journal Nature said on Wednesday it had withdrawn a flawed stem-cell study hailed when it was published in January as a "game-changer" in the quest to grow transplant tissue.
Mesoscale eddies found to move far more ocean water than previously thought
Independent research group testing D-Wave Two finds no quantum speedup
Not too fast, not too slow: Researchers untangle energetics of extinct dinosaurs
(Phys.org) —Dinosaurs dominated the landscape for more than 100 million years, but all that remains today are bones. This has made it difficult to solve a long-standing and contentious puzzle: were dinosaurs ...
Study discovers link between climate change and ocean currents over six million years
Scientists have discovered a relationship between climate change and ocean currents over the past six million years after analysing an area of the Atlantic near the Strait of Gibraltar, according to research ...