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Asian firms challenge Apple with snazzy new smartphones

Asian firms challenge Apple with snazzy new smartphones

by Piggy since 12 hours in Science via phys.org

Several big Asian phone companies launched new high-end smartphones and other wireless gizmos on Sunday, hoping to challenge US giant Apple in a...

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Novel Energy Inventions Seek Greater Impact

Novel Energy Inventions Seek Greater Impact

by FlyingHight since 6 hours in Science via scientificamerican.com

A Q&A with the new head of Advanced Research Projects Agency–Energy chemist Ellen Williams-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Astronauts Breeze through Spacewalk to Rig Station for U.S. Space Taxis

Astronauts Breeze through Spacewalk to Rig Station for U.S. Space Taxis

by FlyingHight since 14 hours in Science via scientificamerican.com

The purpose of the outings was to prepare berthing slips for spaceships being developed by Boeing and SpaceX-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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China's War on Air Pollution May Cause More Global Warming

China's War on Air Pollution May Cause More Global Warming

by FlyingHight since 4 hours in Science via scientificamerican.com

Plans to clean up China's air may increase emissions of carbon dioxide-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Massive hydroelectric lagoon planned off Wales

Massive hydroelectric lagoon planned off Wales

by Piggy since 6 hours in Science via phys.org

A British firm on Monday launched plans to build a giant lagoon off the southern Welsh coast that would harness the tide to provide electricity...

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UK Forecast: Cold & showery - Most in west, Mar 02 - 15:35

UK Forecast: Cold & showery - Most in west, Mar 02 - 15:35

by weatheronline since 4 hours in Science via co.uk

Tuesday A trough clearing from eastern areas of England on Tuesday, taking sleet and some snow with it. Showers affecting many western areas, with...

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Your Life, Your Data: Pushing Back at Government and Corporate Incursions i

Your Life, Your Data: Pushing Back at Government and Corporate Incursions i

by FlyingHight since 5 hours in Science via scientificamerican.com

Digital security specialist Bruce Schneier’s latest book examines the repercussions of—and the appropriate responses...

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Researchers discover 'milk' protein that enables survival of the species

Researchers discover 'milk' protein that enables survival of the species

by Piggy since 4 hours in Science via phys.org

Australian researchers have discovered the protein MCL-1 is critical for keeping milk-producing cells alive and sustaining milk production in the...

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Next Google Maps adventure: Soaring through Amazon jungle

Next Google Maps adventure: Soaring through Amazon jungle

by Piggy since 12 hours in Science via phys.org

For its next technological trick, Google will show you what it's like to zip through trees in the Amazon jungle.

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Image: Simulating space for JWST's four infrared instruments

Image: Simulating space for JWST's four infrared instruments

by Piggy since 5 hours in Science via phys.org

Building a space telescope is no mean feat. Conditions here on Earth are drastically different from those experienced in orbit around our planet....

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Republicans trust science—except when it comes to health insurance and ga

Republicans trust science—except when it comes to health insurance and ga

by Piggy since 3 hours in Science via phys.org

A new study finds that while Democrats are generally more "pro-science" than other political groups, Republicans are also inclined to defer to...

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ScienceTake: Nature’s Fighter Jets With Flapping Wings

ScienceTake: Nature’s Fighter Jets With Flapping Wings

by daily insanity since 3 hours in Science via nytimes.com

Video from a camera on a goshawk’s head shows that the bird uses different pursuit strategies to catch its prey.

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Forbidden quantum leaps possible with high-resolution spectroscopy

Forbidden quantum leaps possible with high-resolution spectroscopy

by Piggy since 3 hours in Science via phys.org

A new twist on an old tool lets scientists use light to study and control matter with 1,000 times better resolution and precision than previously...

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Placenta Research Attracts $41.5M in Federal Funding

Placenta Research Attracts $41.5M in Federal Funding

by FlyingHight since 4 hours in Science via scientificamerican.com

An NIH project seeks to develop technologies to help monitor the organ in real time-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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Two Natural Philosophers Discuss the Mind

Two Natural Philosophers Discuss the Mind

by FlyingHight since 6 hours in Science via scientificamerican.com

An imagined conversation explores perspectives on the brain and consciousness-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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New views of enzyme structures offer insights into metabolism of cholestero

New views of enzyme structures offer insights into metabolism of cholestero

by Piggy since 6 hours in Science via phys.org

With the aid of X-ray crystallography, researchers at the University of Michigan have revealed the structures of two closely related enzymes that...

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Green light for the world's first intelligent oil pipelines

Green light for the world's first intelligent oil pipelines

by Piggy since 7 hours in Science via phys.org

Electronics installed in Norwegian oil pipelines have been tested both at sea and in transport vessel reeling simulations. All that now remains is...

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An old-looking galaxy in a young universe

An old-looking galaxy in a young universe

by Piggy since 4 hours in Science via phys.org

A team of astronomers, led by Darach Watson, from the University of Copenhagen used the Very Large Telescope's X-shooter instrument along with the...

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HPV Cancers in Men Take Off

HPV Cancers in Men Take Off

by FlyingHight since 3 hours in Science via scientificamerican.com

A male-centric vaccination approach might be more effective at combating the STD-- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com

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NASA spacecraft nears historic dwarf planet arrival

NASA spacecraft nears historic dwarf planet arrival

by Piggy since 1 hour in Science via phys.org

NASA's Dawn spacecraft has returned new images captured on approach to its historic orbit insertion at the dwarf planet Ceres. Dawn will be the...

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