Males stick to their individual style for luring the ladies, regardless of success rate
(Phys.org)—Males have their own distinct repertoire for attracting females and stick with it regardless of how successful they are; at least that's what Deakin University researchers have found with the ...
Nereidum Montes helps unlock Mars' glacial past
(Phys.org)—On 6 June, the high-resolution stereo camera on ESA's Mars Express revisited the Argyre basin as featured in our October release, but this time aiming at Nereidum Montes, some 380 km northeast ...
Scientists discover nerves control iridescence in squid's remarkable 'electric skin'
Squid's colorful, changeable skin enables the animal—and their close relatives, cuttlefish and octopus—to display extraordinary camouflage, the speed and diversity of which is unmatched in the animal ...
Next generation 3-D theater: Optical science makes glasses a thing of the past
Even with current digital technology, the latest Hollywood blockbusters still rely on clunky glasses to achieve a convincing 3-D effect. New optics research by a team of South Korean investigators offers ...
Holograms: You can find some real ones here
I've seen some holograms recently. Hologram Tupac Shakur, you are no hologram.
Look! Up in the sky! It's Supermoon! Due Saturday
(AP) -- The biggest and brightest full moon of the year arrives Saturday night as our celestial neighbor passes closer to Earth than usual.
In birds, masters of illusion are lucky in love
Many male birds use their flashy colored feathers to lure females, but the great bowerbird of Australia has mastered the art of illusion to captivate the ladies, researchers said Thursday.
Anti-mirror optical illusion could increase LED luminosity and laser power
Why it's all a blur
Fake miniatures fool the brain, but only in photographs, say scientists. CSI and the BBC's new Sherlock Holmes have something in common, and it’s not crime-fighting. Both TV series have used camera trickery ...
Canadian authorities to try 3D image of child to slow drivers
Invisibility cloak that generates virtual images gets closer to realization
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder? Actually, in its neurons
A novel research project spearheaded by the University of Leicester and part-funded by The Leverhulme Trust aims to shed new light on the way people perceive art.
Britain's Churchill demanded UFO briefing: secret files
Hundreds of UFO sightings by Britons, including one who developed a skin condition after a supernatural encounter, emerged in files out Thursday which also show Winston Churchill's interest in the issue.