Even the midnight sun won't convince bees to work nights

Bees observe a strict working day, even in conditions of 24-hour sunlight. Researchers writing in the open access journal BMC Biology tagged worker bumblebees with a radio identifier, similar to an Oyster Card, which was ...

T.25 City Car makes debut

Gordon Murray Design showed today for the first time its T.25 City Car at Oxford University as part of the Smith School's World Forum on Enterprise and the Environment validating a low-carbon approach to transportation. The ...

Witness the birth of Africa’s new ocean

(PhysOrg.com) -- Scientists at the University of Leeds are predicting that within 10 million years Africa’s Horn will fall away and a new ocean will form.

NASA Instrument Will Identify Clues to Martian Past

(PhysOrg.com) -- NASA's Curiosity rover, coming together for a late 2011 launch to Mars, has a newly installed component: a key onboard X-ray instrument for helping the mission achieve its goals. Researchers will use Curiosity ...

Obama lays out new US space policy

President Barack Obama on Monday laid out an overarching new US policy on outer space, calling for more international and private sector cooperation on exploration, climate change and orbiting debris.

Amazon adds video to Kindle e-books on iPad-iPhone

Amazon.com has updated its Kindle application allowing audio and video clips to be embedded in electronic books served up on Apple's popular iPad, iPhone, or iPod touch gadgets.

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