Bioengineering study finds two-cell mouse embryos already talking about their future
Bioengineers at the University of California, San Diego have discovered that mouse embryos are contemplating their cellular fates in the earliest stages after fertilization when the embryo has only two to ...
Cyberspying tool could have US, British origins (Update)
A sophisticated cybersespionage tool has been stealing information from governments and businesses since 2008, researchers said Monday, and one report linked it to US and British intelligence.
German supercomputer is a world champion in saving engergy
The new "L-CSC" supercomputer at the GSI Helmholtz Centre for Heavy Ion Research is ranked as the world's most energy-efficient supercomputer. The new supercomputer reached first place on the "Green500" list ...
Study reveals how much people understand Internet
The Internet generation doesn't actually know much about how it works.
Sun's rotating 'magnet' pulls lightning towards UK
(Phys.org) —The Sun may be playing a part in the generation of lightning strikes on Earth by temporarily 'bending' the Earth's magnetic field and allowing a shower of energetic particles to enter the upper ...
New volume documents the science at the legendary snowmastodon fossil site in Colorado
Four years ago, a bulldozer operator turned over some bones during construction at Ziegler Reservoir near Snowmass Village, Colorado. Scientists from the Denver Museum of Nature & Science were called to the scene and confirmed ...
Journal shines a light on the high cost of indirect spending as part of research grants
US military looks for the elusive mothership
It's a Hollywood sci-fi fantasy that has long eluded the Pentagon: a flying "mothership" that launches smaller aircraft.
Twisted light waves sent across Vienna
A group of researchers from Austria have sent twisted beams of light across the rooftops of Vienna.
Innovative new supercomputers increase nation's computational capacity and capability
Tens of thousands of researchers nationwide currently harness the power of massive supercomputers to solve research problems that cannot be answered in the lab. However, studies show this represents only ...
Not all baseball stars treated equally in TV steroid coverage, says study of network news
Retired baseball stars Barry Bonds, Mark McGwire and Rafael Palmeiro each had Hall of Fame-worthy numbers, each hitting more than 500 home runs.
British-led moon mission to kickstart new generation of lunar exploration
A British-led consortium has announced an ambitious space mission named Lunar Mission One that plans to land a robotic probe in the southern polar region of the moon in about a decade. The announcement c ...
'Green' data center option makes efficient use of server heat
Firms pressure sales people to invest in costly internal negotiations
In many firms sales people spend as much time negotiating internally for lower prices as they do interacting with customers. A new study appearing in the November issue of Marketing Science, a publication of the Institute for Op ...