Physicists demonstrate new violations of local realism
House votes to make ban on Internet access taxes permanent
The House voted Tuesday to make permanent a moratorium that prevents states from taxing access to the Internet.
Not everyone who worries about immigrants is a bigot – they're just in a moral bind
Immigration and integration rate among the public's top concerns in most Western nations. Across Europe, support has grown for right-wing political parties that lobby for tighter border controls and tougher restrictions ...
Children in poverty due to UK government's 'dysfunctional system'
A new report by the Centre on Migration, Policy and Society (COMPAS) at the University of Oxford highlights the consequences of what it calls the UK's 'dysfunctional system' of dealing with the children of ...
Up to 90 percent of Americans could be fed entirely by local agriculture
New farmland-mapping research published today (June 1) shows that up to 90 percent of Americans could be fed entirely by food grown or raised within 100 miles of their homes.
The importance of community involvement for sustainable tourism
Researchers in Southeast Asia are studying how tourism policy and local community involvement impact the tourism industry.
Social media & archaeology—a match not made in heaven
Archaeologists are avid users of social media, as well as online crowd-based funding and content-sourcing tools—deploying them to save sites, sustain the historic environment and protect history, often ...
Contaminated green waste has 'catastrophic' implications for historic environment
Archaeologists are calling for better regulation of the control and use of green waste in order to protect the historic environment. Research carried out at Newcastle University has highlighted that the level of metallic conta ...
Singapore nets biggest ivory seizure in decade
Singapore authorities seized the biggest illegal shipment of ivory and other exotic animal parts in more than a decade Tuesday, with the haul from Kenya worth an estimated Sg$8 million ($6 million).
Fresh and local is in, organics is out for farmer's market shoppers
Goodbye organics, hello fresh local fruits and veggies. Shoppers heading to their neighbourhood farmer's market this spring may be more interested in fresh local produce than buying organic food, says a new ...
Perth commuters face cyber threat via free wi-fi
In light of the proposal to introduce free wi-fi throughout Perth's public transport network be aware that there are increased cyber security risks, warns ECU computer security expert Professor Andrew Woodward.
Ag Secretary Vilsack announces $235 million for conservation
U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack on Monday announced up to $235 million in funding for conservation projects to protect water quality and combat the drought that is ravaging parts of the West.
Research helps tackle mine tailings disasters
Research and technology transfer activities at The University of Western Australia are helping address a persistent and serious problem facing the mining industry worldwide.
Uber office raided in southern China: report
Taxi app Uber's office in the southern city of Guangzhou has been raided by authorities, a report said Friday, in an apparent crackdown on the Internet ride-sharing service.