rss Last update Doctors urge meningitis shots for vulnerable infants, children, 2 hours ago

Spotlight Science News

Corporate sponsor program
Mechanical Modeling & Simulation Resource

Explore the design and modeling of mechanical systems and devices with this exciting new web resource, the Mechanical Showcase.


free webinar
Fulbright Post-Doctoral Fellowships for US Citizens

for Research in Israel, 2015/16-2016/17
All Disciplines; Application deadline – August 1, 2014

Phys.org science news

Human brain has coping mechanism for dehydration

Low yield for repeat colonoscopy in some patients

A word in your ear, but make it snappy

To most, crocodiles conjure images of sharp teeth, powerful jaws and ferocious, predatory displays – but they are certainly not famous for their hearing abilities. However, this could all change, as new ...

Graphene surfaces on photonic racetracks

In an article published in Optics Express, scientists from The University of Manchester describe how graphene can be wrapped around a silicon wire, or waveguide, and modify the transmission of light through it.

Simulating the invisible

Panagiotis Grammatikopoulos in the OIST Nanoparticles by Design Unit simulates the interactions of particles that are too small to see, and too complicated to visualize. In order to study the particles' behavior, he uses ...

Early hormone therapy may be safe for women's hearts

Scissoring the lipids

Sponsored account


Did you know? You can become a Phys.org sponsor and enjoy all our sci-tech content without ads! Simply donate any amount and not only will you experience our site ad-free, but you will be part of the Science X community mission to promote science and technology knowledge.

Building 'invisible' materials with light

A new method of building materials using light, developed by researchers at the University of Cambridge, could one day enable technologies that are often considered the realm of science fiction, such as invisibility ...

Phytoplankton use turbulence to survive

A unique water profiling instrument developed by The University of Western Australia's Centre for Water Research (CWR) is enabling scientists to understand the impact of even the most subtle turbulence on ...

Having fun with the equation of time

If you're like us, you might've looked at a globe of the Earth in elementary school long before the days of Google Earth and wondered just what that strange looking figure eight thing on its side was.

Amazon launches 3D printing store

Amazon announced Monday the launch of an online store for 3D printed items to allow consumers to customize and personalize items like earrings, pendants, dolls and other objects.

Breakthrough in coccidiosis research

Biological researchers at the Royal Veterinary College (RVC) are a step closer to finding a new cost-effective vaccine for the intestinal disease, coccidiosis, which can have devastating effects on poultry ...

Researchers identify potential biomarker for AD

A new mango drink enriched with antioxidants

Gender inequalities in health: A matter of policies

5 things to know about Ebola outbreak in W. Africa

Neuroscientist develops brain vitality index

Breast milk reveals clues for health

More of today's stories

Find more news articles via sort by date page