Aphids are pests that cause millions of pounds of damage to crops in the UK, but new research led by biologists at the University of York reveals potential new targets for aphid-specific insecticides.
A new genre of electric power-generating stations could supply electricity for more than a half billion people by tapping just one-tenth of the global potential of a little-known energy source that exists where rivers flow ...
(Phys.org) -- A U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) scientist has shown researchers and plant breeders a better way to handle the massive amounts of data being generated by plant molecular studies, using an approach that ...
When it comes to being generous with time and money, Americans who are not Mormons can learn from Americans who are.
SF State scientists are leading the search for valuable knowledge about Internet advertising, an industry that is barely a decade old but now worth $12 billion in the U.S. alone.
Policymakers who try to boost the economy by creating a more favourable environment for entrepreneurs cant have their cake and eat it, a new study has warned.
Researchers discover that a deformed layer of graphene can focus electrons similar to the way an optical lens bends light.
Scientists explain why a microalgae bioreactor redesign provides an order-of-magnitude improvement over conventional cultivation methods.
Serious blow to dark matter theories? New study finds mysterious lack of dark matter in Sun's neighborhood
(Phys.org) -- The most accurate study so far of the motions of stars in the Milky Way has found no evidence for dark matter in a large volume around the Sun. According to widely accepted theories, the solar neighbourhood ...