Studies of how fluids move underground could help with cleaner energy production and water supplies
As a child in the Galicia region of northwestern Spain, Ruben Juanes was already fascinated by science, and that interest was fostered by a science teacher who taught him in the fifth and sixth grades.
Tree death patterns revealed through statistical lens
New methods of analysing high resolution digital airborne imagery are being trialled in a bid to track water usage in Perth's drying climate.
Researcher uses DNA to demonstrate just how closely everyone on Earth is related to everyone else
New research by Peter Ralph of USC Dornsife has confirmed that everyone on Earth is related to everyone else on the planet. So the Trojan Family is not just a metaphor. Turns out, we're also linked by genetics ...
Fishing threatens rare dolphins in tourist hotspot, study says
New research by University of Otago scientists has shown that the Hector's dolphin, an endangered species found only in New Zealand, is more at risk from amateur fishing in Akaroa Harbour than had been thought.
Bayesian statistics theorem holds its own - but use with caution
Early infant growth rate linked to composition of gut microbiota
The composition of gut microbiota in a new-born baby's gut has been linked to the rate of early infant growth, reports research published this week in PLOS Computational Biology. The findings support the assertion that t ...
Shipping technology streamlines UPS' holiday rush
When Keith Short began delivering packages for UPS 23 years ago, he used bulky pads of paper to track parcels and pens that froze in the cold. Today, Short scans packages on and off his truck with a handheld computer that ...
Dark matter is focus of global contest
University astronomers are inviting people around the world to help solve one of science's enduring mysteries.
Researchers use new statistical method to show fraudulent voting in Russian election
Statisticians try to calculate probability of another 9/11 sized attack
Acute lack of skilled marine researchers
Australian marine science suffers from acute skills shortages, according to one of Australia's leading marine scientists.
Future medical conditions predicted with new statistical model
Analyzing medical records from thousands of patients, statisticians have devised a statistical model for predicting what other medical problems a patient might encounter.
Sequoia tech legend to step back for medical reasons
Michael Moritz, a venture capitalist who provided early backing for firms including Google and Yahoo!, is stepping back from management at Sequoia Capital for medical reasons.
Statistical analysis projects future temperatures in North America
For the first time, researchers have been able to combine different climate models using spatial statistics - to project future seasonal temperature changes in regions across North America.