Study indicates Neolithic people from Near East migrated to Europe via island hopping
Research shows bees might create cognitive maps
Microbes engineered for the direct conversion of biomass to ethanol fuel
The promise of affordable transportation fuels from biomass—a sustainable, carbon neutral route to American energy independence—has been left perpetually on hold by the economics of the conversion process. ...
Peer review could reject breakthrough manuscripts, study shows
DNA study on mummies suggests climate instability drove ancient Peruvians to migrate
Study shows pre-human ancestors adapted to metabolize ethanol long before humans learned about fermentation
Female termites found to clone themselves via asexual reproduction
Urination duration: Study finds most mammals need about 21 seconds
Headed to the bathroom? If you think you might have to "pee like a race horse," join the club - so does everyone else. Scientists who watched dozens of different mammals from rats to elephants relieve themselves ...
Leaves of ancient carnivorous plants found in Baltic amber
American mastodons made warm Arctic, subarctic temporary home 125,000 years ago
Existing age estimates of American mastodon fossils indicate that these extinct relatives of elephants lived in the Arctic and Subarctic when the area was covered by ice caps—a chronology that is at odds ...
Researchers use X-ray video of guineafowl walking through poppy seeds to create a 3-D model of how tracks get made
Intensive agriculture may have exacerbated drought in ancient Maya city
Study shows social comb-footed spiders have two distinct types of personalities
Research team advances understanding of atomically thin crystal growth
(Phys.org) —UT's College of Engineering has made recent headlines for discoveries that, while atomically small, could impact our modern world.