Paleontologists Doubt 'Dinosaur Dance Floor'

(PhysOrg.com) -- A group of paleontologists visited the northern Arizona wilderness site nicknamed a "dinosaur dance floor" and concluded there were no dinosaur tracks there, only a dense collection of unusual potholes eroded ...

World needs climate emergency backup plan, says expert

In submitted testimony to the British Parliament, climate scientist Ken Caldeira of the Carnegie Institution said that while steep cuts in carbon emissions are essential to stabilizing global climate, there also needs to ...

Creating Music With Your Cell Phone

(PhysOrg.com) -- If you own a cell phone, then new software created by Georgia Tech Center for Music Technology director Gil Weinberg and his students will allow you to be the next composer and performer of your own original ...

Music Technology Researchers Create New Robotic Percussionist

(PhysOrg.com) -- Georgia Tech has created an improved version of the robotic percussionist. The second edition, named Shimon, is designed to play a melodic instrument – the marimba. It, therefore, utilizes more sophisticated ...

Researchers find new path to antibiotics in dirt

(PhysOrg.com) -- A teaspoon of dirt contains an estimated 10,000 species of bacteria, but it’s only one percent of these microbial bugs — the ones that can be grown easily in a lab — that have brought us antibiotics, ...

Harnessing nature's diagnostic tools for disease prevention

(PhysOrg.com) -- The earlier cancer is diagnosed, the better the chance of effecting a cure. A revolutionary new hybrid technology offers the possibility of detecting this and other diseases right at inception.

Study finds many motorists don't see need to heed speed limits

Research suggests U.S. motorists are growing increasingly cynical about the relevance of speed limits, and a new study indicates many motorists are more likely to think they can drive safely while speeding as long as they ...

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