The Mediterranean Sea was mostly filled in less than two years in a dramatic flood around 5.33 million years ago in which water poured in from the Atlantic, according to a study published Wednesday.
(PhysOrg.com) -- A galaxy located billions of light-years away is commanding the attention of NASA's Fermi Gamma-ray Space Telescope and astronomers around the globe. Thanks to a series of flares that began September 15, ...
(AP) -- The world's largest atom smasher has recorded its first high-energy collisions of protons, a spokeswoman said Wednesday.
(PhysOrg.com) -- A new study suggests certain types of funding -- which provide more freedom and focus less on near-term results -- lead to more innovative and influential research.
As they pop the champagne corks to celebrate New Year's Eve, drug industry executives will likely be glad to put 2009 behind them. That's because pharmaceutical companies who make top-selling drugs for heart disease, asthma, ...
(PhysOrg.com) -- Restaurant patrons tend to spend more money when they select their items from menus that don't use dollar signs, reports a new Cornell study.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists have shown that increasing roast color intensity steadily ramps up the antioxidant capacities of peanuts, peanut flour and peanut skins.
The co-director of MIT’s Global Change program discusses what to expect from the U.N. Climate Change Conference, and the effects of 'Climategate.'
(PhysOrg.com) -- Stanford engineers have built what they believe is a chip with the most advanced computing and storage elements made of carbon nanotubes to date by devising a way to root out the stubborn complication of ...
(PhysOrg.com) -- Dinosaurs have literally been put through their paces by a new supercomputer, allowing scientists to get closer to understanding how they once moved.