Researchers put chemistry lab on paper to detect low-quality medicine
(Phys.org) —Marya Lieberman, associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Notre Dame, and her collaborators have recently published results that show the effectiveness of an inexpensive ...
A synthesis of the 36451 specimens from the UNEX Herbarium in a new data paper
A new peer reviewed open access data paper offers a comprehensive synthesis of the 36451 specimens preserved in the Herbarium of the University of Extremadura (UNEX Herbarium). The study was published in ...
When retailers strike out twice: How to turn customer revenge into reconciliation
Canceled flights, lost luggage, a product confirmed to be "in stock" that turns out to be on back order after you've driven 20 minutes to get it—most everyone has at some time experienced anger and frustration over similar ...
New app helping Venezuelans find scarce items
Harried Venezuelans who devote hours scouring supermarkets for increasingly scarce food basics and toilet paper have just received some digital help thanks to a young software developer.
Unique information on Belgian ants compiled and published through FORMIDABEL data paper
A new peer reviewed data paper describes a unique database spanning the full range of indigenous and exotic ants occurring in Belgium. The paper, published in the open access journal Zookeys analyses the hi ...
Advanced paper could be foundation for inexpensive biomedical and diagnostic devices
(Phys.org) —Paper is known for its ability to absorb liquids, making it ideal for products such as paper towels. But by modifying the underlying network of cellulose fibers, etching off surface "fluff" ...
King Richard III found in 'untidy lozenge-shaped grave'
An academic paper on the archaeology of the Search for Richard III reveals for the first time specific details of the grave dug for King Richard III and discovered under a car park in Leicester.
Paper a cost-efficient and simple means of generating electrically conducting structures
(Phys.org) —Paper is becoming a high-tech material. Researchers at the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interfaces in Potsdam-Golm have created targeted conductive structures on paper using a method ...
Rising levels of 'underemployed', according to new research paper
More and more people want to work longer hours – but can't because there isn't a demand for their services. Meet the "underemployed".
Researchers develop 'smart' paper and antennaless RFID tags
Research teams at North Dakota State University, Fargo, have developed a method to embed radio frequency identification (RFID) tags in paper, which could help combat document counterfeiting, and have developed ...
Research project studies fungi found in popular drink
(Phys.org) —A research project at Indiana State University into a popular packaged drink has found five types of fungus.
The peculiar life history of Middle American Stenamma ants
Stenamma is a cryptic "leaf-litter" ant genus that occurs in moderately humid to wet forest habitats throughout the Holarctic region, Central America, and part of northwestern South America (Colombia and Ec ...
How not to Excel: Austerity economics paper is coding-flawed
Taiwan's HTC reports record low net profit
Taiwan's smartphone maker HTC said Monday net profit slumped 98.1 percent in the three months to March compared to a year earlier, hitting a record low of Tw$85 million ($2.83 million).