The Oddball Hosts of Gamma-ray Bursts

There's a universal tendency to heed Dylan Thomas's exhortation and go out with a bang instead of a whimper. Nowhere is this more evident than deep in the cosmos.

Polar dinosaurs may have taken shorter treks

(PhysOrg.com) -- Contrary to popular belief, polar dinosaurs may not have traveled nearly as far as originally thought when making their bi-annual migration.

Denser computer chips possible with plasmonic lenses that 'fly'

(PhysOrg.com) - Engineers at the University of California, Berkeley, are reporting a new way of creating computer chips that could revitalize optical lithography, a patterning technique that dominates modern integrated circuits ...

Scientists unwrap the elements of life

Researchers at Newcastle University have taken a step forward in our understanding of how the fundamental building blocks of life are put together.

Biologists discover gene behind 'plant sex mystery'

An enigma – unique to flowering plants – has been solved by researchers from the University of Leicester (UK) and POSTECH, South Korea. The discovery is reported in the journal Nature on 23 October 2008.

SanDisk Developing 128 GB Micro-SD Card For 2011 Release

(PhysOrg.com) -- SanDisk one of the global leaders in flash storage cards is in the development stage of manufacturing a 128 gigabyte micro-SD card for cell phones. According to Deccan Herald of India, SanDisk´s Chief Operating ...

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