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2009-08-13 12:05:13

When there’s something bugging rice farmers, a large segment of the world’s population is likely to find out.

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2009-07-30 10:00:00

Two researchers from the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC) and the University of Aberdeen in the United Kingdom have shown for the first time that the law of brevity in human language.

2009-07-29 22:37:55

When if comes to pain, doctors and patients may not be speaking the same language, and a U.S. researcher says he wants to change that.

2009-07-29 11:12:14

Inhibiting an enzyme in the brains of newborns suffering from oxygen and blood flow deprivation stops a type of brain damage that is a leading cause of cerebral palsy, mental retardation and death, according to researchers at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center.

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2009-07-24 08:10:00

The criteria of the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN)'s Red List are an essential tool for evaluating the conservation status of species around the planet, and according to these criteria all the species in the Canary Islands are endangered.

2009-07-16 09:24:32

The discovery of a new primate fossil in Myanmar (formerly Burma) lends weight to the hypothesis that the common ancestor of humans, monkeys and apes (anthropoid primates) originated in Asia, and not in Africa.

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2009-07-16 09:10:00

One of the aims imposed by the European Union in 2004 is to reduce the number of traffic accidents. However, despite the measures taken by the different administrations and the consequent decrease in the number of accidents

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2009-07-15 09:35:00

After 10 years of biochemical and molecular analysis of the Tyrrhenoleuctra plecoptera that live in the Western Mediterranean, Spanish and Italian scientists have now demonstrated that one of the insect populations of this group is a distinct and, therefore, new species.

2009-07-02 11:39:59

Margarita Calafell, a researcher at the Department of Chemical Engineering of the UPC’s School of Industrial and Aeronautical Engineering of Terrassa (ETSEIAT), has developed a new material by applying a biotechnological treatment to paper sludge.

2009-06-25 06:00:00

Discovers Method to Fully Process Encrypted Data Without Knowing its Content; Could Greatly Further Data Privacy and Strengthen Cloud Computing Security ARMONK, N.Y., June 25 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- An IBM (NYSE: IBM) Researcher has solved a thorny mathematical problem that has confounded scientists since the invention of public-key encryption several decades ago.


Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.