Seattle area could see record-setting high temperatures this week
(PhysOrg.com) -- Western Washington is braced for unusually hot weather this week, but University of Washington scientists say this could be one for the record books, with Seattle experiencing historic triple-digit readings.
UQ researchers break the law -- of physics
(PhysOrg.com) -- Two UQ Science researchers have proved two famous physical laws that have been widely used for the past 25 years do not always work.
The first goal is the deepest: Can mathematics predict the match outcome?
Jack Brimberg and Bill Hurley of The Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston, Ontario, point out that sports commentators will often argue the importance of scoring the first goal and often suggest that a team improves ...
Study Shows Bank Risk-Assessment Tool Not Responding Adequately to Market Fluctuations
(PhysOrg.com) -- A new study from North Carolina State University indicates that regulators need to do more to ensure that banks are adequately computing their Value-at-Risk (VaR) to reflect fluctuations in financial markets. ...
Quantum Theory May Explain Wishful Thinking
Why didn't Darwin discover Mendel's laws?
Mendel solved the logic of inheritance in his monastery garden with no more technology than Darwin had in his garden at Down House. So why couldn't Darwin have done it too? A Journal of Biology article argues that Darwin ...