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A recent study digs deeper into exactly why people react less strongly to insults online, and offers a glimpse at what might help people be... [Read More]
Scientists are now homing in on the secrets behind animals' super sniffers to develop an artificial chemical sensor that could be used for a variety... [Read More]
Researchers compared four different types of online communication technologies -- video chat, email, social networks and instant messaging -- used by people 60 and older... [Read More]
A previously unappreciated interaction in the genome turns out to have possibly been one of the driving forces in the emergence of advanced life. This... [Read More]
Geographers have created a new world map showing dramatic changes in land use over the last quarter century. Researchers turned high-resolution satellite images from the... [Read More]
Identifying factors that predict academic difficulties during elementary school should help inform efforts to help children who may be at risk. New research suggests that... [Read More]
A team developed a computer model that identifies the high-priority areas in California for preservation in order to save the state's native plants in the... [Read More]
Earth's latest ice age may have been caused by changes deep inside the planet. Based on evidence from the Pacific Ocean, including the position of... [Read More]
One of the body's largest macromolecules is the machinery that gloms onto DNA and transcribes it into mRNA, the blueprint for proteins. But the molecule,... [Read More]
Researchers demonstrate a new optical waveguide capable of bending photons around tight corners on a smaller scale than previously possible. The technology is made possible... [Read More]
EXPLORER, the world's first medical imaging scanner that can capture a 3D picture of the whole human body at once, has produced its first scans. [Read More]
Astronomers have identified a disrupted galaxy resembling a giant tadpole, complete with an elliptical head and a long, straight tail, about 300 million light years... [Read More]
Steerable electro-evanescent optical refractor (SEEOR) chips take laser light in the mid-wavelength infrared (MWIR) as an input and steers the beam at the output in... [Read More]
Experts say additional reference genomes from different populations are needed for research. [Read More]
Researchers discover that vitamin D plays a key role in embryonic development in vertebrates and by blocking vitamin D in embryos of zebrafish, researchers were... [Read More]
Gold nanoparticles, which act like 'nanolenses,' concentrate the energy produced by the extremely short pulse of a femtosecond laser to create a nanoscale incision on... [Read More]
Every day, thousands of trained K9 dogs sniff out narcotics, explosives and missing people. These dogs are invaluable for security, but they're also expensive. Researchers... [Read More]
Taking typical daily annoyances such as a long wait at the doctor's office or a traffic jam on the freeway in stride may help preserve... [Read More]
Shopping on the internet, storing photos in the cloud, turning up a thermostat with an app -- all are commonplace. Now, the internet of things... [Read More]
Biologist have compared the genes of large-beaked Cameroonian finches to those of their smaller-beaked counterparts, found the answer to a 20-year old mystery: 300,000 base... [Read More]
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