Hurricane Julia intensified rapidly overnight and is now a Category 4 hurricane on the Saffir-Simpson Scale and NASA's Aqua, Terra and TRMM satellites captured clues as they passed over her from space.
The friendly way to catch the flu: 'Friendship paradox' may help predict spread of infectious disease
(PhysOrg.com) -- Your friends are probably more popular than you are. And this "friendship paradox" may help predict the spread of infectious disease.
(AP) -- How smart do you want your smart phone to actually be? Do you want it to read your mind, even a little bit?
(PhysOrg.com) -- New insight into the structure of switchgrass and poplars is fueling discussions that could result in more efficient methods to turn biomass into biofuel.
Tackling today's complex scientific questions often requires work from interdisciplinary collaborative research teams - and working in those teams can create its own problems. Now a group of researchers from around the country, ...
Italian eyewear giant Luxottica said on Wednesday it would launch the world's first range of glasses for watching 3D films with prescription lenses through its US brand Oakley later this year.
(AP) -- Apple says the next version of the software that runs iPads and other gadgets will be available in November and will include a way for people to print documents from iPads and other gadgets.
Brief but vicious Arctic storms known as polar lows are likely to become much less frequent as global warming intensifies, scientists in Britain determined on Wednesday.
Reducing the delivery of nutrients to the Chesapeake Bay is one of the most important components of restoration efforts to achieve a healthy Bay ecosystem. The USGS has developed a new method for tracking the progress toward ...
By constructing a microscope apparatus that achieves resolution never before possible in living cells, researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have illuminated the molecular interactions that ...