A woman in space
In the early years of the "space race" (1957-1975) two men sought to test a scientifically simple yet culturally complicated theory: that women might be innately better suited for space travel than men. In ...
World-first sustainable racing car to take on Formula 3 at Brands Hatch (w/ Video)
Can the idea of 'green motorsport' actually work? Yes, according to Dr Kerry Kirwan at the University of Warwick, who led the research team which designed and built the worldfirst fully sustainable Formula 3 racing car.
Racial disparities in diabetes prevalence linked to living conditions
The higher incidence of diabetes among African Americans when compared to whites may have more to do with living conditions than genetics, according to a study led by researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public ...
'Need for Speed' titles lead pack of racing games
(AP) -- The video game racing genre is gearing up for a traffic jam.
China breaks ground on space launch center
(AP) -- China broke ground on its fourth space center Monday, highlighting the country's soaring space ambitions six years after it sent its first man into orbit.
Drag racing goes green as US electric cars shine
Far from the fury of traditional race-tracks, spectators got a glimpse of the future as they watched electric cars rev up, and silently bomb off around the Mason-Dixon Dragway.
Are you the next Usain Bolt? The answer could be in your saliva
(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists at Newcastle University are launching a ground-breaking study to find out why some of us can run faster than others - despite doing the same amount of training.
Women, minorities face special hurdles in job market
A new study from North Carolina State University shows that white men receive significantly more tips about job opportunities than women and racial minorities - particularly among people in upper management positions - highlighting ...
University of Cambridge Unveiled Solar Car
Cambridge University Eco Racing team's new solar racing car showcases cutting-edge environmentally-friendly technology, applicable to the next generation of electric vehicles.
Racing car powered by chocolate and steered by carrots takes to the track at Goodwood
A racing car created from potatoes and carrots and powered by chocolate will be put through its paces this weekend at the world’s largest celebration of motorsport.
Mean, green machine - future of motor racing
Cars powered by chocolate, steered by carrots with drivers sitting on soybean oil foam seats - it's motor racing's cheap, cheerful and environmentally-friendly series of the future.
Race origins and health disparites
Much is often said about the glaring statistics showing that some racial and ethnic minorities face greater risks than whites when it comes to health.
Roadsters embrace green racing
Fast and green. That's what it takes to get to the winner's circle in a new type of auto racing.
Scientists unveil chocolate-fueled race car
(AP) -- Scientists unveiled on Tuesday what they hope will be one of the world's fastest biofuel vehicles, powered by waste from chocolate factories and made partly from plant fibers.