Beech trees should be considered native to Scotland - despite a long-running debate over their national identity, researchers at the University of Stirling and Science and Advice for Scottish Agriculture (SASA) report.
Winter days are usually less windy, but a new analysis shows turbines work harder on the coldest days, when power demand is highest.
A study on mobility patterns among young people shows that under-18s have a very positive image of cars. The researchers' approach relied heavily on social media.
In a study of factors that influence childhood cognition in the United States and Great Britain, researchers from North Carolina State University and California State University, Northridge find that the role of parents is ...
The study also found that people with either form of extremist view were less likely to be depressed, but that men at risk of depression may experience protection from strong cultural or religious identity.
The whole Areas of Great Britain earmarked for fracking may contain some of the country's richest wildlife sites, scientists have found in the biggest ever mapping study of UK biodiversity.
Retreating sea ice in the Iceland and Greenland Seas may be changing the circulation of warm and cold water in the Atlantic Ocean, and could ultimately impact the climate in Europe, says a new study by an atmospheric physicist ...
Typhoon Noul, which in the Philippines has been designated by Dodong, is located 666 miles east southeast of Manila, Philippines. It is currently moving in a west northwest track at 11 knots, which is about 34 miles per ...
Self-driving vehicles should make roads safer, save energy and improve mobility, but they also might make some people sick, say University of Michigan researchers.
Archaeologists have located the exact position where the SS Great Britain was grounded for nearly a year during her fifth voyage to New York in 1846.