McGILL (CAN)-Geochemical evidence from volcanic rocks collected on Baffin Island in the Canadian Arctic suggests that beneath the Earth’s surface lies a region of mantle that has...
Engineers are developing the first device able to transmit American Sign Language over U.S. cellular networks.
In a bold effort to save one of the world’s rarest amphibians from extinction, one hundred Kihansi spray toads have been flown home to Tanzania after being painstakingly reared at the Bronx Zoo and The Toledo Zoo.
Researchers are creating a web portal that allows engineers working in the developing world to have access to complicated landslide risk calculations to provide vital input to infrastructure work.
Just what causes the birth of a human fat cell is a mystery, but scientists using mathematics to tackle the question have come up with a few predictions about the proteins that influence this process.
China has finished the first module of a planned space station and is testing its electronics and other systems before launching it into orbit next year.
A university professor tries to explain and understand the Hurricane Katrina aftermath since hitting the gulf coast five years ago.
An analysis of volunteers’ blood samples showed that lower levels of one B vitamin, folate, were associated with symptoms of dementia and poor brain function.
As the August shrimp season enters its second day in the Gulf Coast, some shrimpers wonder if it's economically worth it.
PRINCETON (US)-Scientists may have discovered the oldest fossils of animal bodies, suggesting that primitive sponge-like creatures were living in ocean reefs about 650 million years...
A report released concludes that up to 79 percent of the oil released into the Gulf of Mexico from the Deepwater Horizon well has not been recovered and remains a threat to the ecosystem.
This application note from Micromeritics explains what aluminas are, their use as a vapor trap, and how a BET surface area measurement can be used as an indicator for their performance.
RICE (US)-Damming and other human activity has completely obscured the natural carbon dioxide cycle in Texas’ longest river, the Brazos. “The natural factors that influence...
U. WASHINGTON-SEATTLE (US)-Engineers are developing the first device able to transmit American Sign Language over U.S. cellular networks. The tool is just completing its initial field test...