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STUDY SUGGESTS SOME POPULATION SHIFTS DURING EARLY AND LATE HOLOCENE WERE DUE TO CLIMATE CHANGES

A team of researchers from University College London and the University of Plymouth, both in the U.K., has found evidence that suggests...

EVACUATING A NUCLEAR DISASTER AREAS IS OFTEN A WASTE OF TIME AND MONEY, SAYS STUDY

Over 110,000 people were moved from their homes following the Fukushima nuclear disaster in Japan in March 2011. Another 50,000 left...

 
 
 

WHAT IS THE IMPACT OF 'IMPACT INVESTING'?

The financial returns from "impact investing" are on par with mainstream investments, according to a recent report. Impact investing...

MYTH OF THE GENIUS SOLITARY SCIENTIST IS DANGEROUS

Picture a scientist. Seriously, right now. I'm not going to discuss the nature of the person that you have in your mind (although I...

 
 
 

NEW BOOK SHOWS EXISTENCE OF TRANSGENDER PEOPLE ISN'T A RECENT PHENOMENON

Thanks to recent highly politicized, highly publicized pushes to ban transgender people from serving in the military and using the...

RESEARCHER SHOWS HOW RACIALLY BASED TOOLS TO SEPARATE SCIENCE STUDENTS PERSIST

The recent U.S. Next Generation Science Standards seek to address long-standing problems of some populations of students being underserved...

 
 
 

RESEARCHERS STUDY IMPORTANCE OF NONGAME ENTERTAINMENT IN MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL

Recent research by a Pennsylvania College of Technology faculty member shows the importance of nongame entertainment in drawing fans...

USING MATH TO STUDY A MASTERPIECE

Combining the mathematics of digital image processing with the history, craftsmanship and science of art conservation, the Bass Connections...

 
 
 

JET FUEL FROM SUGARCANE A REALISTIC PROSPECT

The aviation industry produces 2 percent of global human-induced carbon dioxide emissions. This share may seem relatively small - for...

HOW TO SAVE THE RAINFOREST-BUILD A HEALTH CENTRE

The roosters were still asleep when Sri Wayunisih woke her daughter, Puteri. They could not afford to sleep till dawn. Wayunisih had...

 
 
 

HOW A NATIVE AMERICAN TRIBE CAME TO OWN ONE OF THE WORLD'S MOST VALUABLE PATENTS

Allergan, the drugmaker behind Botox, is using an unprecedented tactic to protect its valuable patents - angering lawyers and politicians,...

TOPOLOGICAL INSULATORS-ONE GLIMPSE IS ENOUGH

The Nobel Prize for physics in 2016 was awarded for the theory of topological matter. Topological insulators are new materials with...

 
 
 

HOW DISPOSABLE DIAPERS CAN IMPROVE MEASUREMENTS OF TUMOR GROWTH

Catching cancer early can make all the difference for successful treatment. A common screening practice measures tumor growth with...

UNCOVERING THE ORIGINS OF GALAXIES' HALOS

Using the Subaru Telescope atop Maunakea, researchers have identified 11 dwarf galaxies and two star-containing halos in the outer...

 
 
 

DO SPEED CAMERAS REALLY SAVE LIVES?

Speed cameras have been the focus of motorists' anger and frustration for years, although we are told repeatedly that they are an effective...

MALE DOLPHINS OFFER GIFTS TO ATTRACT FEMALES

Researchers from The University of Western Australia have captured a rare sexual display: evidence of male humpback dolphins presenting...

 
 
 

6,000-YEAR-OLD MONUMENT OFFERS A TANTALISING GLIMPSE OF BRITAIN'S NEOLITHIC CIVILISATION

This summer, the University of Reading Archaeology Field School excavated one of the most extraordinary sites we have ever had the...

RESEARCH BECOMES REALITY IN STUDY OF FIRE IMPACT ON SONOMA WATER RESOURCES

Scientists at the Department of Energy's Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory spent a decade developing world-class modeling and monitoring...

 
 
 

SCIENTISTS DISPUTE MISSING DRYLAND FORESTS

Scientists are disputing the possibility that a significant portion of the world's forests have been missed in an earlier accounting...

BATTERY-SWITCHING DEVICE PROMISES MORE ROAD TIME FOR TESLA, LEAF DRIVERS

Nissan Leafs, which go about 107 miles on a charge, sometimes end up relegated to commuter cars due to battery-life worries. The mass-market,...

 
 
 



Google to launch Black Friday deals, discounts on Google Home, Chromecast...

Google to launch Black Friday deals, discounts on Google Home, Chromecast, Google Wi-Fi, and more

Google has announced its first wave of deals for Black Friday. At this point, it looks like the tech giant won't be discounting its Pixel phones, but those of you looking to... Read more ...

Best Black Friday UK phone deals: Samsung, iPhone and HTC sales

Best Black Friday UK phone deals: Samsung, iPhone and HTC sales

There's no doubt that the smartphone is king. It's probably the device that you use the most, covet the most and pay the most for, on a regular basis. With Black Friday 2017... Read more ...

Wot I Think - Star Wars Battlefront 2 multiplayer

Wot I Think - Star Wars Battlefront 2 multiplayer

The Star Wars Battlefront 2 singleplayer campaign has already been judged , but here are my thoughts on the multiplayer front - loot crate warts and all. Read more ...

Deal: Amazon Prime Exclusive LG Q6 and G6+ are on sale for up to 45% off

Deal: Amazon Prime Exclusive LG Q6 and G6+ are on sale for up to 45% off

Many of the pre-Black Friday deals offer great prices on Samsung flagships, so here is something a bit different for those who can't yet afford a top-tier smartphone. Amazon... Read more ...

Samsung's Upgrade to Galaxy program lets iPhone users try the Note8

Samsung's Upgrade to Galaxy program lets iPhone users try the Note8

Samsung is having a new program in South Korea, giving iPhone users the opportunity to test the Galaxy S8 or the Galaxy Note8 for a month. The Korean company does not hide the... Read more ...

Google to fix Pixel 2's buzzing sound issue in an upcoming update

Google to fix Pixel 2's buzzing sound issue in an upcoming update

Earlier this month, Google rolled out a fix for Pixel 2's clicking/ticking noise issue. But users have also been complaining about a faint buzzing sound problem with their... Read more ...

Microsoft is experimenting with making Windows 10 search more Apple-like

Microsoft is experimenting with making Windows 10 search more Apple-like

Microsoft appears to be testing a new Windows 10 search user interface that floats across the screen. Italian blog Aggiornamenti Lumia discovered the new search interface in... Read more ...

Korean Bible reading app turns your Android phone into a botnet

Korean Bible reading app turns your Android phone into a botnet

A mischievous band of hackers is using the spirit of Christ to infect unsuspecting users. Researchers have discovered new malware which poses as a legitimate Google Play app... Read more ...

Foldable Samsung Galaxy X may have just been listed by Samsung

Foldable Samsung Galaxy X may have just been listed by Samsung

It's common knowledge that Samsung is working on a foldable phone currently known as the Galaxy X , and has been for years, but there's now evidence that it could be about to... Read more ...

Xiaomi starts trade-in program in India

Xiaomi starts trade-in program in India

Xiaomi phones already offer great value for money but Mi Home stores in India can improve that. The company is running a trade-in program in partnership with Cashify that will... Read more ...