Non-Wetting Fabric That Drains Sweat Invented
Posted on May 21, 2013 at 08:14:58 pm
Waterproof fabrics that whisk away sweat could be the latest application of microfluidic technology developed by bioengineers at the University of California, Davis
Allosaurus Fed More Like Falcon Than Crocodile
Posted on May 21, 2013 at 07:57:22 pm
The mighty T. rex may have thrashed its massive head from side to side to dismember prey, but a new study shows that its smaller cousin Allosaurus was a more dexterous hunter and tugged at prey more like a modern-day falcon
Invasive 'Crazy Ants' Are Displacing Fire Ants
Posted on May 20, 2013 at 08:11:55 pm
Invasive "crazy ants" are displacing fire ants in areas across the southeastern United States, according to researchers It's the latest in a history of ant invasions from the southern hemisphere and may prove to have dramatic effects on the ecosystem of
Mediterranean Diet Makes Cancer Cells 'Mortal'
Posted on May 20, 2013 at 08:03:01 pm
New research suggests that a compound abundant in the Mediterranean diet takes away cancer cells' "superpower" to escape death.
1000 Year Old African Coins Found in Australia
Posted on May 20, 2013 at 07:54:37 pm
ive African copper coins dating back 1,000 years found in Australia and a map with an ''X'' old could rewrite Australia's history, in a story seemingly out of an old pirate movie.
Teenager Makes Rare Viking-Era Find With Metal Detector
Posted on May 16, 2013 at 05:03:30 pm
Danish museum officials say that an archaeological dig last year has revealed 365 items from the Viking era, including 60 rare coins
2 New Diseases Could Both Spark Global Outbreaks
Posted on May 15, 2013 at 07:29:34 pm
Two respiratory viruses in different parts of the world have captured the attention of global health officials — a novel coronavirus in the Middle East and a new bird flu spreading in China.
Mum and Dad Dinosaurs Shared the Work
Posted on May 15, 2013 at 07:14:36 pm
A study into the brooding behaviour of birds has revealed their dinosaur ancestors shared the load when it came to incubation of eggs
Billion-Year-Old Water Could Hold Clues to Life On Earth and Mars
Posted on May 15, 2013 at 07:10:46 pm
A UK-Canadian team of scientists has discovered ancient pockets of water, which have been isolated deep underground for billions of years and contain abundant chemicals known to support life
Black Hole Powered Jets Plow Into Galaxy
Posted on May 15, 2013 at 07:06:22 pm
This composite image of a galaxy illustrates how the intense gravity of a supermassive black hole can be tapped to generate immense power