Salt marsh plants key to reducing coastal erosion and flooding
(Phys.org) —The effectiveness of salt marshes – wetlands which are flooded and drained by tides – in protecting coastal areas in times of severe weather has been quantified in a study by researchers ...
Image: MOM snaps spectacular portrait of the red planet
MOM is truly something special.
How to find the knowns and unknowns in any research
Have you ever felt overloaded by information? Ever wondered how to make sense of claims and counter-claims about a topic? With so much information out there on many different issues, how is a person new to ...
Women don't always find power in numbers, according to research
Increasing the number of women in decision-making groups isn't necessarily enough to give them greater power, according to researchers at Princeton University and Brigham Young University.
US-India to collaborate on Mars exploration
The United States and India, fresh from sending their own respective spacecraft into Mars' orbit earlier this month, on Tuesday agreed to cooperate on future exploration of the Red Planet.
NASA rocket has six minutes to study solar heating
(Phys.org) —On Sept. 30, 2014, a sounding rocket will fly up into the sky – past Earth's atmosphere that obscures certain wavelengths of light from the sun—for a 15-minute journey to study what heats ...
A molecular mechanism involved in cellular proliferation characterized
Researchers from Guillermo Montoya's team at the Spanish National Cancer Research Centre (CNIO), in collaboration with Isabelle Vernos' Group from the Centre for Genomic Regulation (CRG), have uncovered the molecular interaction ...
MOM eyes the limb of Mars after historic arrival
India's maiden interplanetary voyager, the Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) has transmitted a breathtaking new image eyeing the limb of Mars and its atmosphere against the blackness of space.
Science graduates are not that hot at maths – but why?
Research suggests science graduates are struggling with essential quantitative skills and science degree programs are to blame.
India's MOM captures first image of the red planet
India's "history creating" maiden interplanetary voyager, the Mars Orbiter Mission (MOM) has captured her historic first image of the Red Planet.
Catching the planets and new views of Mars
Looking west after sunset on Friday September 26, the thin waxing crescent moon forms a triangle with Mercury and Spica, the brightest star in the constellation of Virgo. You can see how far Mercury has ...
'First Pakistani in space' congratulates India on Mars mission
A Pakistani explorer expected to become her country's first person in space congratulated India on Thursday on reaching Mars on its maiden attempt.
India's spacecraft beams back first Mars photos
India's spacecraft has beamed back its first photos of Mars, showing its crater-marked surface, as the country glowed with pride Thursday after winning Asia's race to the Red Planet.
GE to give Penn State $10M for gas drilling center
General Electric Co. says it will give Penn State University up to $10 million to create a new center for natural gas industry research.