Many of today's technological innovations from the iPhone to electric motors for hybrid cars require the use of materials—elements—that are scarce or difficult to obtain. As demand for these devices grows, the problem ...
A new app developed at the University of Otago is already helping researchers in over 20 countries connect more effectively with journals that could publish their research.
A senior Japanese scientist embroiled in a stem-cell research scandal has apparently committed suicide, police said Tuesday.
Companies who make their money in the "sin" industries such as the tobacco, alcohol and gaming industries typically receive less attention from institutional investors and financial analysts.
In 1729, when he was 23 years old, Benjamin Franklin authored a pamphlet titled "A Modest Inquiry into the Nature and Necessity of a Paper Currency." The revolutionary idea he advocated? Paper money printed and controlled ...
Leading science journal Nature said on Wednesday it had withdrawn a flawed stem-cell study hailed when it was published in January as a "game-changer" in the quest to grow transplant tissue.
Japan is set to offer India a carbon offset scheme that would see Tokyo's environmental technology used by the rising Asian giant to help reduce its emissions, a report said.
"Let me take you on a little trip … we're gonna travel faster than light," the Kinks sang 42 years ago. Well, maybe this was the warp ship they were dreaming of.
High-speed hand dryers are six times cleaner, produce 42 percent less CO2 than paper towel dispensers
(Phys.org) —Don't touch that paper towel! High-speed hand dryers are cleaner, more environmentally friendly and save a bundle over time.