Cornell University researchers have created a broadband light amplifier on a silicon chip, a major breakthrough in the quest to create photonic microchips. In such microchips, beams of light traveling through microscopic ...
A new study by McGill University professor of psychology Dr. Jeffrey Mogil shows that the capacity for empathy, previously suspected but unproven even among higher primates, is also evident in lower mammals.
Montana State University entomologists with treasure maps and clues are on a global search for rare beetles this summer.
U.S. tiger conservationists are trying a more business-like approach to saving the species: focusing on performance standards, not fund raising.
A U.S. geography professor is using satellite imagery to determine how land use and land cover changes affect human health and food security.
Conditions for dogs in Ohio's animal shelters have improved during the past decade, but they have deteriorated for cats.
In a "faking it" style test, a social scientist has fooled a panel of physicist judges into believing he was an experienced gravitational wave physicist.
Microsoft announced Thursday it will sponsor with its partners an Open Translator project between Microsoft Office Open XML Formats and the Open Document Format (ODF).
Researchers are developing tools to evaluate the effectiveness of science, technology, engineering and mathematics education programs in the United States.
One of the longest ongoing controversies in Earth science concerns the age of California's Sierra Nevada, the tallest mountain range in the continental United States and site of Yosemite National Park, Lake Tahoe and other ...