(PhysOrg.com) -- By integrating social media, Penn State researchers have found a way to better satisfy individual users' multimedia searches on the Web.
Making sense of the shards, scraps and other clues left behind by past societies compels archaeologists to study far-ranging topics, from agriculture to art and chemistry to linguistics. Until recently, however, it has not ...
(PhysOrg.com) -- NASA mission controllers have not heard from the Mars Exploration Rover Spirit since March 22, and the rover is facing its toughest challenge yet -- trying to survive the harsh Martian winter.
Gray Creech of NASA's Dryden Flight Research Center can remember August 2, 1985, as if it was yesterday. On that day 25 years ago the public affairs specialist was a young U.S. Air Force airman heading home on leave to North ...
Sales tax holidays for certain goods lead to significantly higher sales on the goods, but also substantially reduce tax collection revenue.
Engineers from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory are currently putting their All-Terrain, Hex-Limbed, Extra-Terrestrial Explorer (ATHLETE) through a series of long-drive tests on the long, dirt roads found adjacent to JPL. ...
Calculating the binding energy between hyperon particles contributes to understanding a new type of neutron star.
Experts have painstakingly restored the logbook from a celebrated warship from the era of the Napoleonic Wars which Nelson himself sailed upon.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Groundbreaking preliminary findings from the Great Barrier Reef show climate change has not been smooth and continuous but may have been characterised by several rapid changes.
(PhysOrg.com) -- In an innovation critical to improved DNA sequencing, a markedly slower transmission of DNA through nanopores has been achieved by a team led by Sandia National Laboratories researchers.