Research team develops method to strengthen elastomers
Research duo quantify global human migration numbers
Study shows some cuckoo birds may actually help their hosts
Launching a botanical journal on the verge of WWI: The politics of the AJB
One hundred years ago on the brink of WWI, American botanists changed the course of plant science with the founding of a national publication, the American Journal of Botany. The journal not only endured throug ...
Small step towards growing tissue in the lab
(Phys.org) —University of Adelaide mathematicians have devised a method for identifying how cell clusters have formed by analyzing an image of the cluster.
Researchers find high acceptability of 3-colored raspberry jelly
Raspberries are among the most popular berries in the world and are high in antioxidants that offer significant health benefits to consumers. The red raspberry is most commonly used in processed products like juices, jams, ...
Researchers claim Mojave Crater on Mars is source of Mars rocks found on Earth
Robust systems persist in response to mutations
At first glance, robustness and evolvability—two keys to the continued existence of life—look incompatible. Living things need robust genes; otherwise, any mutation could spell death. At the same time, a species needs ...
Researchers discover antifreeze protein with water filled core
Ancient graves hint at cultural shift to Anglo-Saxon Britain
Human remains dug up from an ancient grave in Oxfordshire add to a growing body of evidence that Britain's fifth-century transition from Roman to Anglo-Saxon was cultural rather than bloody.
Vibrations influence the circadian clock of a fruit fly
The internal circadian clock of a Drosophila (fruit fly) can be synchronised using vibrations, according to research published today in the journal Science. The results suggest that an animal's own moveme ...
Study finds mantis shrimp process vision differently than other organisms (w/ video)
Researchers develop new kind of polymers that can be created using solid-state polymerization of organic dye molecules
Discovery of oldest footprints gives clues to Mexico's climate
The oldest human footprints in North America have been dated for the first time and could help scientists to understand what Mexico's climate was like 7000 years ago.