Logo

Phys.org

 http://phys.org/

  • By Phys.org   -   Feb 28, 2021

    SOFTBANK REACHES DEAL WITH WEWORK

    Internet investor SoftBank Group said Saturday it reached a settlement with WeWork co-founder Adam Neumann and other investors in the...

    Business
  • By Phys.org   -   Feb 28, 2021

    TRADING APP ROBINHOOD SAYS FACING US REGULATOR INQUIRIES

    Stock trading app Robinhood on Friday confirmed it is cooperating with inquiries from US regulators into its decision to temporarily...

    Business
  • By Phys.org   -   Feb 28, 2021

    ROMAN CHARIOT UNEARTHED 'ALMOST INTACT' NEAR POMPEII

    An ornate Roman chariot has been discovered "almost intact" near Italy's buried city of Pompeii, the archaeological park announced...

    Archaeology
  • By Phys.org   -   Feb 28, 2021

    OAHU MARINE PROTECTED AREAS OFFER LIMITED PROTECTION OF CORAL REEF HERBIVOROUS FISHES

    Marine protected areas around Oʻahu do not adequately protect populations of herbivorous reef fishes that eat algae on coral reefs....

    Science, Ecology
  • By Phys.org   -   Feb 28, 2021

    THE CURRENT PANDEMIC HIGHLIGHTS HOW REMOTE HEALTHCARE ROBOTS COULD BE BENEFICIAL IN THE FUTURE

    Robots that could take on basic healthcare tasks to support the work of doctors and nurses may be the way of the future. Who knows,...

    Machine learning & AI
  • By Phys.org   -   Feb 28, 2021

    FLOOD-PRONE MIAMI TO SPEND BILLIONS TACKLING SEA LEVEL RISE

    The US city of Miami is to invest billions of dollars to tackle its vulnerability to rising sea levels, a reality that already affects...

    Environment
  • By Phys.org   -   Feb 28, 2021

    TIKTOK AGREES $92 MN DEAL TO SETTLE US PRIVACY LAWSUITS

    TikTok has agreed to pay $92 million in a deal to settle a cluster of US class-action lawsuits accusing the video-snippet sharing platform...

    Business
  • By Phys.org   -   Feb 28, 2021

    COLOMBIA'S APIARISTS SAY AVOCADO BUZZ IS KILLING BEES

    For the second time in two years, Gildardo Urrego is scooping up piles of dead bees after an invisible evil invaded his hives in northwest...

    Ecology
  • By Phys.org   -   Feb 28, 2021

    'EXPLICIT INSTRUCTION' PROVIDES DRAMATIC BENEFITS IN LEARNING TO READ

    The ability to read is foundational to education, but prolonged school closures and distance learning due to the pandemic have imposed...

    Education
  • By Phys.org   -   Feb 28, 2021

    NANOMEDICINE ACTIVATION PROFILE DETERMINES EFFICACY DEPENDING ON TUMOR C-MYC EXPRESSION

    The Innovation Center of NanoMedicine reported in ACS Nano together with the group of Prof. Yu Matsumoto of Otorhinolaryngology and...

    Bio & Medicine
  • By Phys.org   -   Feb 28, 2021

    ENGINEERING THE BOUNDARY BETWEEN 2D AND 3D MATERIALS

    In recent years, engineers have found ways to modify the properties of some "two- dimensional" materials, which are just one or a few...

    Nanomaterials
  • By Phys.org   -   Feb 28, 2021

    RADIOACTIVITY IN METEORITES SHEDS LIGHT ON ORIGIN OF HEAVIEST ELEMENTS IN OUR SOLAR SYSTEM

    A team of international researchers went back to the formation of the solar system 4.6 billion years ago to gain new insights into...

    General Physics
  • By Phys.org   -   Feb 28, 2021

    EXPOSURE TO DIVERSE CAREER PATHS CAN HELP FILL LABOR MARKET 'SKILLS GAP'

    When Patrick Rottinghaus began college, he had no idea what he wanted to do with his career. He started out as an "Open" major while...

    Education
  • By Phys.org   -   Feb 28, 2021

    REPUBLICAN AND DEMOCRATIC VOTERS AGREE ON ONE THING-THE NEED FOR GENEROUS COVID-19 RELIEF

    Both Democrats and Republicans overwhelmingly favor politicians who support generous COVID-19 relief spending, yet remain deeply polarized...

    Political science
  • By Phys.org   -   Feb 28, 2021

    WHEN USING PYRITE TO UNDERSTAND EARTH'S OCEAN AND ATMOSPHERE: THINK LOCAL, NOT GLOBAL

    The ocean floor is vast and varied, making up more than 70% of the Earth's surface. Scientists have long used information from sediments...

    Earth Sciences
  • By Phys.org   -   Feb 28, 2021

    CERIUM SIDELINES SILVER TO MAKE DRUG PRECURSOR

    Save your silver! It's better used for jewelry than as a catalyst for drugs.

    Materials Science
  • By Phys.org   -   Feb 28, 2021

    AGENTS OF FOOD-BORNE ZOONOSES CONFIRMED TO PARASITISE NEWLY-RECORDED IN THAILAND SNAILS

    Parasitic flatworms known as agents of food-borne zoonoses were confirmed to use several species of thiarid snails, commonly found...

    Ecology
  • By Phys.org   -   Feb 28, 2021

    USING NEUTRON SCATTERING TO BETTER UNDERSTAND MILK COMPOSITION

    Neutron scattering is a technique commonly used in physics and biology to understand the composition of complex multicomponent mixtures...

    Science, General Physics
  • By Phys.org   -   Feb 28, 2021

    CONSIDERING DISORDER AND COOPERATIVE EFFECTS IN PHOTON ESCAPE RATES FROM ATOMIC GASES

    Whilst a great deal of research has studied the rates of photons escaping from cold atomic gases, these studies have used a scalar...

    Optics & Photonics
  • By Phys.org   -   Feb 28, 2021

    US DROPS KEY OBSTACLE TO GLOBAL DIGITAL TAX: TREASURY

    US Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen told her G20 colleagues Friday that Washington is dropping a push for a controversial provision...

    Business