Rivalry makes people more eco-conscious
(Phys.org) —Want to encourage people to do the right thing for the environment? Tell them their rivals are going green, says a new marketing study from the University of British Columbia's Sauder School ...
Parasites fail to halt European bumblebee invasion of the UK
A species of bee from Europe that has stronger resistance to parasite infections than native bumblebees has spread across the UK, according to new research at Royal Holloway, University of London.
Research team claims to have accurately 'teleported' quantum information ten feet
Physics team develops simple way of controlling surface plasmon polaritons in graphene
Studies show different types of vinegar may benefit health
The earliest known use of vinegar dates back more than 10,000 years ago and has been used as a food and medicine. A new review article in the Journal of Food Science, published by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), ...
Superfood chia seeds may be potential natural ingredient in food product development
The consumer demand for natural, healthy and non-animal source food ingredients are on the rise. A new study from the Journal of Food Science, published by the Institute of Food Technologists (IFT), shows that chia seeds ...
Pair of seismologists publicly wonder if it might be possible to predict largest earthquakes
Making money from lignin: Roadmap shows how to improve lignocellulosic biofuel biorefining
When making cellulosic ethanol from plants, one problem is what to do with a woody agricultural waste product called lignin. The old adage in the pulp industry has been that one can make anything from lignin ...
Climate change caused empire's fall, tree rings reveal
(Phys.org) —A handful of tree ring samples stored in an old cigar box have shed unexpected light on the ancient world, thanks to research by archaeologist Sturt Manning and collaborators at Cornell, Arizona, ...
Pair of noted physicists contemplate future of cosmology after detection of primordial gravitational waves
Innovative imaging technique clarifies molecular self-assembly
A unique collaboration between chemists and mathematicians at Eindhoven University of Technology (TU/e) has led to a new imaging technique that enables the study of molecular self-assembly with an unprecedented ...
Mysterious illness killing off starfish on both US coasts
African bird steals food by imitating warning calls
The forked tailed drongo bird of Africa—quite the trickster—imitates multiple species' warning calls to scare off other animals and steal their food, a study published Thursday revealed.