Cell Phone of the Future Saves Lives

Researchers at the University of South Florida’s Center for Urban Transportation Research and Department of Computer Science and Engineering are working on cell phone applications that can help keep you safer, tell you ...

RFID tags deliver letters safely to destination

On with a stamp, off to the mailbox, and the letter usually arrives the next day – after a long journey through a complex system of logistics. A new type of RFID tag with a display can help to make the system even faster ...

Plastic components from the microwave

Manufacturing fiber-reinforced plastic components for ships, facades of buildings and wind power plants is a technically difficult process. Researchers are now developing a new, environment-friendly process that enables the ...

Fossil salmon found in Washington state

Scientists say that fossil salmon found on a riverbank in Washington state are sockeye from about 1 million years ago.

College Board weighs online science labs

The College Board is studying whether virtual science labs are acceptable for Advance Placement coursework for U.S. high school science students.

DNA samples used more for property crimes

Law enforcement agencies across the United States more and more use a national database of criminals' DNA to solve non-violent property crimes.

Hawking files for divorce

Stephen Hawking, best-selling author of "A Brief History of Time," and his wife have filed for divorce in England.

Hip chip uses nanotechnology to monitor healing

It is as small as the tip of a pen, but a microsensor created by University of Alberta engineers may soon make a huge difference in the lives of people recovering from hip replacement surgery.

Matter and antimatter feel the chemistry

“Antiprotonic hydrogen has already been produced,” explains Nicola Zurlo, an investigator in the Chemistry and Physics Department, headed by professor Evandro Lodi-Rizzini, at the University of Brescia in Brescia, Italy. ...

Researchers make molecules 'pose' for photograph

For anyone who has ever had trouble getting children to stand still for family photographs, consider the frustration of scientists who have always wanted to photograph isolated gas phase molecules, but they just wouldn’t ...

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