Loading video... Credit: Cary Institute of Ecosystem Studies Millbrook, NY - Imported forest pests cause billions of dollars in damages each year, and U.S. property owners and municipalities foot mos..
Sometimes the one thing we want isn't available and we have to settle for second best--instead of picking the closest substitute, new research suggests we'd be better off picking a not-so-si..
The first annual State of the World's Plants report, which involved more than 80 scientists and took a year to produce, is a baseline assessment of current knowledge on the diversity of plants on..
Responsible sourcing of raw minerals from conflict regions could be achieved if firms were to collaborate and if there was more pressure from consumers, a new University of Sussex report argues. Re..
DURHAM, N.C. -- Spills from oil and gas operations can contaminate local water and soil with high levels of toxic chemicals, salts and radioactivity, but in many cases there is insufficient informatio..
Scientists and engineers from the Universities of Bristol and Western Australia have developed how to efficiently simulate a "quantum walk" on a new design for a primitive quantum computer. Quantum ..
PITTSBURGH--Getting a bunch of people to collectively research and write a coherent report without any one person seeing the big picture may seem akin to a group of toddlers producing Hamlet by random..
Kichitaro Nakajima, a graduate student at the Graduate School of Engineering Science, Hirotsugu Ogi, Associate Professor at the Graduate School of Engineering Science, and Yuji Goto, Professor at Inst..
ANN ARBOR--Checking email for work. Posting a photo to Facebook. Texting the kids to come downstairs. Sending a quick snap to a friend. People of all ages might use their smartphones in these ways dur..