When an automobile's engine is improperly lubricated, it can be a major hit to the pocketbook and the environment.
Master of Design Innovation student James Irvine has developed a design process that takes data from a player's swing and deciphers where their sweet spot is—the area of the club the player hits the ball with most.
The planetary sweet spot: Abundance of elements in the Earth dictate whether plate tectonics can happen
Planet Earth is situated in what astronomers call the Goldilocks Zone—a sweet spot in a solar system where a planet's surface temperature is neither too hot nor too cold. An ideal distance from a home star—in Earth's ...
Scientists at the John Innes Centre have discovered why the first buds of spring come increasingly earlier as the climate changes.
There was a time you could count on phones getting larger each year. Samsung's runaway success with the big-screen smartphone even spurred Apple to release a supersized model last fall. But if phones get any bigger will they ...
Take a walk along any sandy shoreline, and you're bound to see a rippled pattern along the seafloor, formed by the ebb and flow of the ocean's waves.
Sustainability programs are a Goldilocks proposition – some groups are too big, some are too small, and the environment benefits when the size of a group of people working to save it is just right.
Miss hitting the "sweet spot" on a baseball bat and the resulting vibrations can zing your hands. Bat companies have tried for decades to reduce these painful shocks with limited success. But Daniel Russell, a professor in ...
The battle between an ailing Chinese electronics maker and Apple Inc. over the iPad name is just as much a tale of obsolescence in the fast-moving global technology industry as it is a legal row over a trademark.
When you sit down to read a restaurant menu, do you read it like a book? Or do your eyes flit from place to place to find the most enticing dish?