Study finds that social ties influence who wins certain Hollywood movie awards
When it comes to Oscars and some other Hollywood movie awards, who your friends are affects whether you win, according to a new study.
NASA Needs Coders to Help Prevent Asteroid Armageddon
A NASA contest offers $35 000 in awards for better algorithms to identify asteroid threats
US-Mexico deal shows how to make water peace, not war
One of the longest-running water disputes has been settled following an historic agreement between the US and Mexico?- other nations should take note
Good vibes for catalytic chemistry: A way to make better catalysts for meds, industry and materials
Chemists have discovered how vibrations in chemical bonds can be used to predict chemical reactions and thus design better catalysts to speed reactions that make medicines, industrial products and new materials.
Europa's Water Geysers Entice Scientists to Send a Probe-but Can NASA Do It on the Cheap?
The agency wants to send a robotic mission to Jupiter''s enigmatic moon for less than $1 billion. Supporters say that one of the solar system’s most promising places to find life deserves a... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com
Researchers destroy cancer with cryoablation & nanoparticle-encapsulated anticancer drug
(World Scientific) Combining nanodrug-based chemotherapy and cryoablation provides an effective strategy to eliminate cancer stem-like cells the root of cancer resistance and metastasis, which will help to improve the safety and efficacy of treating malignancies that are refractory to conventional t...
The Bulletproof Dog That Stormed Bin Laden''s Lair
If you see this dog coming for you, run. Thanks to his extensive training--and customized body armor that can cost upwards of $30,000--he''s bulletproof, can hear through concrete, and can record high-def video of missions, even in the dead of night. Since the moment it was revealed that the "nation...
Report: Email volume rises 13% in Q3
New York-Overall email volume increased by 12.7% in the third quarter compared with the year-earlier period, and unique open rates rose 6.0%, according to a new report by Experian Marketing Services.