rss Last update The world's oldest known seabird is expecting—again, 1 hour ago

Spotlight Science News

Cow gene study shows why most clones fail

It has been 20 years since Dolly the sheep was successfully cloned in Scotland, but cloning mammals remains a challenge. A new study by researchers from the U.S. and France of gene expression in developing clones now shows ...

date1 hour ago in Biotechnology
shares59 comments 0
Corporate sponsor program

Over 500 Multiphysics Papers and Presentations Now Available

Instantly browse over 500 papers and presentations featuring ground-breaking applications from research, engineering, and industry..


More news stories

New ultra-high density optical storage technology

According to current estimates, dozens of zettabytes of information will be stored electronically by 2020, which will rely on physical principles that facilitate the use of single atoms or molecules as basic memory cells. ...

Songbirds sound the alarm about traffic noise

A new study led by Pacific University biologist Chris Templeton demonstrates that the alarm calls of songbirds are dramatically impaired by road traffic noise. Research by Templeton and colleagues has shown that signals critical ...

Screening cuts transfusion-transmitted babesiosis risk
Teething tips from dental specialists

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.

How trees change the atmosphere

Rising from trees into the atmosphere, isoprene—a colorless, volatile, carbon-containing compound—smells vaguely like tires. It helped give the Blue Ridge Mountain range its name and has a profound effect upon the chemistry ...

Combination of insulation and thermal mass

When the summer sun burns in the sky, phase change materials (PCM) integrated in building envelopes absorb the heat – it remains cool inside. When it is getting colder outside, the materials give off heat. Several grams ...

Security planning for urban areas simplified

For the first time, security aspects regarding urban planning have already been taken into account during the design phase. Software identifies and analyzes specific risks, quantifies damages and proposes solutions. VITRUV ...

Ceiling panel cools regardless of climate

Poorly maintained air conditioning systems cause mold or other bacteria to spread; they often also generate drafts and are costly to operate. An alternative technology that uses ceiling panels covered in special heat-conducting ...

A submersible boat for offshore wind structure maintenance

In 2009, a UK SME going by the name of Scubacraft introduced the world to their convertible speedboat/submarine. Seven years later, the project has been granted support under the SME Instrument, and the company is now contemplating ...

Beans and peas increase fullness more than meat
The role of randomised trials in surgery
'Fly brain' idea explores memory, learning disabilities

More of today's stories

Find more news articles via sort by date page