Real-time data that will be used in everything from weather forecasts to disaster response is now being beamed down to Earth from a cone-shaped appendage aboard the nation's newest Earth-observing satellite.
(Phys.org) -- The vascular system of a leaf provides its structure and delivers its nutrients. When you light up that vascular structure with some fluorescent dye and view it using time-lapse photography, details begin to ...
An international group of researchers has helped to determine that dinosaurs have shaped the Easter eggs we buy in the high street.
Judea Pearl, a pioneer in the field of artificial intelligence, has been awarded the prestigious 2011 A.M. Turing Award.
A famous mathematical formula which shook the world of ecology 40 years ago has been revisited and refined by two University of Chicago researchers in the current issue of Nature.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Researchers from the University of Dundee have come up with a new innovative approach in the quest to reduce failure rates in the drug discovery process and fight 'molecular obesity'.
Researchers at The Johns Hopkins University have discovered a way to make time stand still -- at least when it comes to the yearly calendar.
(PhysOrg.com) -- Are you as dashing as George Clooney, or as glamorous as Angelina Jolie? Researchers at Queen Mary, University of London have developed an app that uses a mathematical formula to analyse your face and tell ...
Wolfram Alpha, the online search service launched two years ago, now lets inquiring minds in the United States find out what flights happen to be overhead at any given moment.