'Econophysics' points way to fair salaries in free market
A Purdue University researcher has used "econophysics" to show that under ideal circumstances free markets promote fair salaries for workers and do not support CEO compensation practices common today.
Mathematical model explains marital breakups
Revolutionary New Solution for Semiconductor, Nano Materials
(PhysOrg.com) -- University of Maryland researchers have created a completely new way to produce high quality semiconductor materials critical for advanced microelectronics and nanotechnology. Published in ...
Evidence of a new phase in liquid hydrogen
Zero-emission electricity studied to power the Galilee Basin
(PhysOrg.com) -- In the wake of mining billionaire Clive Palmer’s announcement to build six mines in the Galilee Basin, UQ research is investigating the possibility of emission-free electricity from a plentiful underground ...
Second Law of Thermodynamics May Explain Economic Evolution
Physicist Proposes Solution to Arrow-of-Time Paradox
Daily temperature shifts may alter malaria patterns
Daytime temperature fluctuations greatly alter the incubation period of malaria parasites in mosquitoes and alter transmission rates of the disease. Consideration of these fluctuations reveals a more accurate picture of climate ...
Scientists refine, redefine seawater equation
This summer, one of the world's leading ocean science bodies, the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization's (UNESCO's) and Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) adopted ...
Science adopts a new definition of seawater
The world's peak ocean science body has adopted a new definition of seawater developed by Australian, German and US scientists to make climate projections more accurate.
Could Maxwell's Demon Exist in Nanoscale Systems?
Achieving optimal efficiencies for nanoengines
Intelligent use of the Earth's heat
Geothermal energy is increasingly contributing to the power supply world wide. Iceland is world-leader in expanding development of geothermal utilization: in recent years the annual power supply here doubled ...
Building a better protein
Proteins are widely viewed as a promising alternative to synthetic chemicals in everything from medications to hand lotion. The naturally occurring molecules have been shown to be more efficient and effective than many of ...