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  • By Phys.org   -   Jul 23, 2018

    ARCHAEOLOGISTS IDENTIFY ANCIENT NORTH AMERICAN MOUNDS USING NEW IMAGE ANALYSIS TECHNIQUE

    Researchers at Binghamton University, State University at New York have used a new image-based analysis technique to identify once-hidden...

    Archaeology & Fossils
  • By Phys.org   -   Jul 22, 2018

    GALA OPENS COUNTDOWN TO 50TH ANNIVERSARY OF 1ST MOON LANDING

    Former NASA astronaut Buzz Aldrin was noticeably absent from a gala kicking off a yearlong celebration of the 50th anniversary of the...

    Space Exploration
  • By Phys.org   -   Jul 22, 2018

    SELF-DESTRUCTIVE BEHAVIOUR: BURBERRY NOT ALONE

    Burberry, which has been in the crosshairs for burning tens of millions of dollars of its products, is far from the only firm to destroy...

    Business
  • By Phys.org   -   Jul 22, 2018

    PRIVATE MESSAGING APPS INCREASINGLY USED FOR PUBLIC BUSINESS

    One app promotes itself as a way to discuss sensitive negotiations and human resources problems without leaving a digital record.

    Internet
  • By Phys.org   -   Jul 22, 2018

    ITALIAN MEDIA, POLITICIANS HAIL MARCHIONNE AS FIAT ERA ENDS

    Italian media and politicians Sunday saluted Sergio Marchionne, who has stepped down after 14 years heading auto giant Fiat as he is...

    Business
  • By Phys.org   -   Jul 22, 2018

    JEEP EXEC TAKES OVER FIAT, MARKING END OF MARCHIONNE ERA

    Jeep executive Mike Manley will be the new CEO of Fiat Chrysler Automobiles after longtime leader Sergio Marchionne's health suddenly...

    Business
  • By Phys.org   -   Jul 21, 2018

    ASTRONAUT DROPS IN ON KRAFTWERK GIG, PLAYS DUET FROM SPACE

    Kraftwerk fans are used to hearing otherworldly tunes, but the German electronic music pioneers took it to another level at a gig in...

    Space Exploration
  • By Phys.org   -   Jul 21, 2018

    FACEBOOK PROBES WHETHER DATA FIRM VIOLATED POLICIES: REPORT

    Facebook has suspended a Boston analytics firm from its site and says it is investigating whether the company's contracts with the...

    Facebook, Internet
  • By Phys.org   -   Jul 21, 2018

    FIAT CHRYSLER BOARD MEETS IN LIGHT OF CEO'S SURGERY

    The boards of Fiat Chrysler, Ferrari and CNH Industrial were called to urgent meetings Saturday in Italy in light of executive Sergio...

    Business
  • By Phys.org   -   Jul 21, 2018

    NEWLY RELEASED VIDEO SHOWS MAN BELIEVED TO BE LAST OF TRIBE

    No one knows his name. No one knows the name of the people he came from. And he appears to have lived alone in Brazil's Amazon for...

    Environment
  • By Phys.org   -   Jul 21, 2018

    EXPERT AND ADVOCATE FOR ICONIC MONARCH BUTTERFLY HAS DIED

    Lincoln Brower, who was considered one of the foremost experts on the iconic monarch butterfly and a scientist who advocated for the...

    Ecology
  • By Phys.org   -   Jul 21, 2018

    FIREFIGHTERS INJURED AS BLAZE NEAR YOSEMITE GROWS

    A fire that claimed the life of one firefighter and injured two others near California's Yosemite national park has almost doubled...

    Environment
  • By Phys.org   -   Jul 20, 2018

    EUROPEAN HEATWAVE BRINGS DROUGHT, WILDFIRES

    Wildfires in the Arctic Circle, drought-stricken farmers and a spike in hospital treatment for sunburn: an unusually long heatwave...

    Environment
  • By Phys.org   -   Jul 20, 2018

    NASA PREPARES TO LAUNCH PARKER SOLAR PROBE, A MISSION TO TOUCH THE SUN

    Early on an August morning, the sky near Cape Canaveral, Florida, will light up with the launch of Parker Solar Probe. No earlier than...

    Space Exploration
  • By Phys.org   -   Jul 20, 2018

    BIG TECH FIRMS AGREE ON 'DATA PORTABILITY' PLAN

    Facebook, Google, Microsoft and Twitter unveiled plans Friday to make it easier for users to take their personal data and leave one...

    Twitter, Google, Tech, Facebook, Internet
  • By Phys.org   -   Jul 20, 2018

    NEWTON'S 'PRINCIPIA' AMONG ITEMS IN ALLEGED $8M BOOK SCHEME

    An archivist and an antique bookseller were charged Friday with stealing millions of dollars' worth of rare books, illustrations, maps...

    Science, Archaeology & Fossils
  • By Phys.org   -   Jul 20, 2018

    SAHARA DUST MAY MAKE YOU COUGH, BUT IT'S A STORM KILLER

    The bad news: Dust from the Sahara Desert in Africa-totaling a staggering 2 to 9 trillion pounds worldwide-has been almost a biblical...

    Earth Sciences
  • By Phys.org   -   Jul 20, 2018

    TWO NASA SATELLITES CONFIRM TROPICAL CYCLONE AMPIL'S HEAVIEST RAINFALL SHIFT

    Two NASA satellites observed Tropical Storm Ampil in six and a half hours and found the storm's heaviest rainfall occurring in a band...

    Earth Sciences
  • By Phys.org   -   Jul 20, 2018

    US SENATE REPUBLICANS DROP BID TO BLOCK TRUMP'S ZTE DEAL

    US Senate Republicans on Friday dropped their effort to reimpose tough sanctions on Chinese telecommunications firm ZTE, a move Democrats...

    Business
  • By Phys.org   -   Jul 20, 2018

    WEARABLE DEVICE MEASURES CORTISOL IN SWEAT

    The hormone cortisol rises and falls naturally throughout the day and can spike in response to stress, but current methods for measuring...

    Analytical Chemistry