How a candidate moves influences how you vote (w/ Video)

(PhysOrg.com) -- The perceived health of an election candidate can predict how people will vote according to recently published research- and voters can form opinions about how healthy a candidate is based solely on the way ...

Redefining Geometric Skeletons

(PhysOrg.com) -- Geometric skeletons are fundamental concepts in many areas of science and engineering.

Behavior Changes Linked to March Madness

(PhysOrg.com) -- Millions of Americans, including President Obama, fill out their “brackets” when the NCAA Tournament field is announced each March, but does that really affect their work? It certainly appears to, at ...

Pioneering Deep-Sea Robot Lost at Sea

(PhysOrg.com) -- A pioneering deep-sea exploration robot -- one of the first successful submersible vehicles that was both unmanned and untethered to surface ships -- was lost at sea Friday, March 5, on a research expedition ...

High-Speed Pipeline Revs Up Biomass Analysis

(PhysOrg.com) -- High throughput system can analyze enzymes, poplars, switch grass, thousands at a time to help determine which plants are best suited for biofuels.

Feds to probe cause of runaway Prius in California

(AP) -- A Toyota Prius that sped out of control on a California freeway was towed to a dealership Tuesday while federal and company inspectors converged on the car to determine whether a stuck gas pedal was to blame.

Sources of pollution in waterways

Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) are components of petroleum products such as gasoline, coal, and oil. They are also produced as by-products of the combustion of fuels including petroleum and fire wood. PAHs can cause ...

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