Two Japanese, one American win Nobel Prize in physics
An invention that promises to revolutionize the way the world lights its homes and offices—and already helps create the glowing screens of mobile phones, computers and TVs— earned a Nobel Prize on Tuesday ...
Researchers find ferns communicate with one another to decide gender
Rounded crystals that mimic starfish shells could advance 3-D printing pills
In a design that mimics a hard-to-duplicate texture of starfish shells, University of Michigan engineers have made rounded crystals that have no facets.
Researchers build reversible tractor beam that moves objects 100 times farther than other efforts
Data shows fewer tornado days in U.S. but more per event over past couple decades
Study shows increase of CO2 in the atmosphere is lower than predicted because of plants
Researchers find oil platforms among the most productive fish habitats in the world
Study shows most water in lunar soil generated by solar wind, not result of comet or meteorite impacts
New technology may lead to prolonged power in mobile devices
Researchers from The University of Texas at Dallas have created technology that could be the first step toward wearable computers with self-contained power sources or, more immediately, a smartphone that ...
Climate change caused by ocean, not just atmosphere, study finds
Most of the concerns about climate change have focused on the amount of greenhouse gases that have been released into the atmosphere.
Powerful new software plug-in detects bugs in spreadsheets
An effective new data-debugging software tool dubbed "CheckCell" was released to the public this week in a presentation by University of Massachusetts Amherst computer science doctoral student Daniel Barowy. ...
Researchers offer taphonomic degradation processes for mammalian hair
Testing shows billfish demonstrate bone remodeling without osteocytes
'Shrinking goats' another indicator that climate change affects animal size
Alpine goats appear to be shrinking in size as they react to changes in climate, according to new research from Durham University.