Oldest Caspian Horse remains discovered in Iran
Russia marks 50 years since Gagarin triumph
Half a century ago, a Russian carpenter's son named Yuri Gagarin became the first man in space, carving an indelible mark in human history and scoring the greatest Soviet Cold War success.
Facebook study finds race trumped by ethnic, social, geographic origins in forging friendships
(PhysOrg.com) -- Race may not be as important as previously thought in determining who buddies up with whom, suggests a new UCLAHarvard University study of American college students on the social networking ...
Ethanol-fueled racecars outrun conventional speedsters
(PhysOrg.com) -- A group of automotive researchers from the Argonne National Laboratory and industry have shown that a fuel-injected racing car engine fueled by E-85, an ethanol-based fuel, outperforms the ...
Nonverbal communication of race bias on TV influences viewers' own bias
Subtle patterns of nonverbal behavior that appear on popular television programs influence racial bias among viewers, according to research from Tufts University to appear in the December 18, 2009, issue of the journal Science.
Cars that Run on Cow Power?
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.
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.
Racial biases fade away toward members of your own group
White people don't show hints of unconscious bias against blacks who belong to the same group as them, a new study suggests.
Human races: biological reality or cultural delusion?
The issue of race has been in the news a lot lately with the canning of proposed amendments to Australia's Racial Discrimination Act, attempts by extremists to commit genocide on cultural minorities in Iraq and a new book by US autho ...
Iran entry finally ready for US solar challenge
A solar car built by Iranian students has finally arrived in the United States for an international competition after a race against the clock, their spokesman told AFP on Monday.
Researchers help Boston Marathon organizers plan for 2014 race
After experiencing a tragic and truncated end to the 2013 Boston Marathon, race organizers were faced not only with grief but with hundreds of administrative decisions, including plans for the 2014 race – ...
Nose jobs and turbo boosts: Formula 1 car redesign in 2014
The big race of the annual Australian Formula 1 Grand Prix is coming up this Sunday at Albert Park, Melbourne – and it marks the beginning of a new era as a new set of rules and regulations are adopted t ...
Silicon Valley startups in forefront of new space race
Prepare yourselves for the Greatest Show Not on Earth. Offering us all a front-row seat for planetary images that could make Google Earth seem so last decade, a slew of Bay Area startups have begun launching small, relatively ...