Engineering Students Bring Home Trophy In Hybrid Vehicle Competition
Building a Formula Hybrid race car from scratch made for a whirlwind spring semester for eight students at the Florida A&M University-Florida State University College of Engineering. Little did they know that their efforts ...
Mixed-race people perceived as 'more attractive'
In the largest study of its kind Dr Michael Lewis of Cardiff University's School of Psychology, collected a random sample of 1205 black, white, and mixed-race faces.
Student Teams Ready to Battle Lunar Terrain at NASA's 17th Annual Great Moonbuggy Race
More than 100 student teams from around the globe will drive their specially crafted lunar rovers through a challenging course of rugged, moon-like terrain at NASA's 17th annual Great Moonbuggy Race in Huntsville, Ala., April ...
Study shows people's racial biases can skew perceptions of how much help victims need
When assessing the amount of help someone needs, people's perceptions can be skewed by their racial biases, according to a Kansas State University study.
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.
Horse racing was best before British, says historian
(PhysOrg.com) -- American horse racing was kinder to the animals, more sporting and more socially egalitarian in the days before the 'ruthless' English version was introduced, according to a historian.
Racial disparity in colon cancer survival not easily explained, researchers say (w/ Video)
A new study by University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) researchers shows that body-mass index (BMI) and co-existing medical conditions (co-morbidity) do not explain the decreased survival observed among African-Americans ...
Japanese solar car leads race Down Under
Japan's Tokai Challenger was on Monday leading a solar car race across the harsh Australian Outback, having covered about half of the 3,000 kilometre (1,860 mile) desert course, officials said.
World solar car race begins in Australia
A 3,000-kilometre (1,860-mile) solar car race across Australia's desert heartland began in the northern city of Darwin Sunday, organisers said.
Cars that Run on Cow Power?
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.