PHYS.ORG Police in southern Switzerland say they are investigating the death of a German man after a Tesla car he was driving crashed into a guardrail and burst into flames last week. 1 month
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Feds: Tesla accelerated, didn't brake ahead of fatal crash
PHYS.ORG Federal investigators say a Tesla SUV using the company's semi-autonomous driving system accelerated just before crashing into a California freeway barrier, killing its driver. 2 weeks
Tesla shares up despite viral video of sedan on fire
PHYS.ORG Tesla Motors was under another round of scrutiny on Monday after a homemade video of a Tesla sedan on fire went viral but the incident did not weigh... 9 hours
Swiss to place bets on gambling law in high stakes referendum
PHYS.ORG Swiss voters will decide on Sunday whether to back a new gambling law designed to prevent addiction and allow some online betting, or reject what opponents... 2 weeks
Swiss vote to block foreign-based gambling sites
PHYS.ORG Swiss voters overwhelmingly approved Sunday blocking foreign-based betting sites in a high-stakes referendum on a new gambling law designed to prevent addiction, but which opponents said amounted to internet censorship. 1 week
NASA's Aqua satellite captures heat signature and smoke from Buzzard fire
PHYS.ORG NASA's Aqua satellite captured this image of the Buzzard fire in New Mexico on June 03, 2018.  This fire began on May 22, 2018, and its... 2 weeks
Autonomous Waymo vehicle involved in 5-car crash in Arizona
PHYS.ORG Police in a Phoenix suburb say a self-driving Waymo vehicle was among five cars involved in a collision, but no serious injuries were reported. 23 hours
Larger sample sizes needed to increase reproducibility in neuroscience studies
SCIENCE DAILY Small sample sizes in studies using functional MRI to investigate brain connectivity and function are common in neuroscience, despite years of warnings that such studies likely lack sufficient... 2 weeks
Grenfell: a year on, here's what we know went wrong
PHYS.ORG The Grenfell Tower fire resulted in the greatest loss of life from a fire in Britain since World War II. A year on, we know that the fire's... 5 days
Preventing a plane crash—research helps pilots train for aerodynamic stalls
PHYS.ORG On a winter night in February 2009, Colgan Air Flight 3407 crashed just outside of Buffalo, N.Y., killing all 49 passengers and crew aboard and one person on... 2 weeks
Tesla cuts 9 pct. of workforce in bid to post a profit
PHYS.ORG Electric car maker Tesla Inc. is laying off about 3,600 workers mainly from its salaried ranks as it slashes costs in an effort to... 6 days
Chinese electric carmaker Byton raises $500 mn to take on Tesla
PHYS.ORG China-based electric car startup Byton has raised $500 million as it ramps up efforts to take on rivals like Tesla. 7 days
Tesla reveals plans to build cars in Shanghai
PHYS.ORG Tesla on Tuesday revealed to shareholders that it is working with officials in China to build electric cars and battery packs in Shanghai. 2 weeks
New Tesla software to offer 'full' autonomy, Musk says
PHYS.ORG An update to Tesla's Autopilot software coming in August will enable "full self-driving features" for the automaker's electric cars, chief executive Elon Musk says. 1 week
Ukraine puts out forest fire around Chernobyl
PHYS.ORG A forest fire that had raged for three days in the restricted zone around Chernobyl, scene of the world's worst nuclear accident in 1986, was put out Thursday and no increase in radiation in... 2 weeks
Tesla shareholders reject bid to strip Musk of chairman role
PHYS.ORG Tesla CEO Elon Musk has rebuffed a shareholder attempt to overhaul the electric car maker's board and strip him of his role as chairman, despite worries about the... 2 weeks
Guatemala's Volcano of Fire emits another hot sediment flow
PHYS.ORG Guatemala's Volcano of Fire released a flow of burning sediment and rock Saturday, causing authorities to order new preventative evacuations almost a week after the initial eruption left at least... 1 week
Are you really you when you're hungry?
SCIENCE DAILY What makes someone go from simply being hungry to full-on 'hangry'? More than just a simple drop in blood sugar, this combination of hunger and anger may be a complicated emotional response involving an... 1 week
Investigating Enamel Nanostructure with Nanoindentation
NEWS MEDICAL In this interview, Dr S. Amini, post-doctoral researcher at the Max Planck Institute of Colloids and Interface, talks to AZoM about his work involving the structural properties and mechanical responses of teeth enamel. 4 days
A supple aorta might slow brain aging
MNT Researchers investigate the role of arterial stiffness in memory decline in older adults. A flexible aorta may be key to maintaining cognitive ability. 5 days
Australian lizard scares away predators with ultra-violet tongue
SCIENCE DAILY Researchers investigate how the blue-tongued skink uses a full-tongue display to deter attacking predators. 2 weeks
Does Vitamin D Really Protect Against Colorectal Cancer?
NPR The jury's been out on whether low blood levels of vitamin increase the risk of colorectal cancer. Researchers say a new review involving more than 12,000 people strongly suggests the answer is... 5 days
Medical News Today: Using microbes to track down criminals
MNT Using mock burglaries, researchers investigate a way to catch criminals using the microbes they leave behind. Could your microbiome give you away? 1 week
Framework identifies genetic missense mutations linked to autism spectrum disorder
SCIENCE DAILY A new study established a computationally integrated approach to investigate the functional impact of missense mutations. 1 week
Medical News Today: A supple aorta might slow brain aging
MNT Researchers investigate the role of arterial stiffness in memory decline in older adults. A flexible aorta may be key to maintaining cognitive ability. 5 days
Higgs boson, top quarks linked in milestone collider discovery
PHYS.ORG An observation made by an experiment at the Large Hadron Collider involving Florida Institute of Technology physicists Francisco Yumiceva, Marcus Hohlmann and Marc Baarmand has for the first time connected... 5 days
Kia recalls over 500K vehicles; air bags may not inflate
PHYS.ORG Kia is recalling over a half-million vehicles in the U.S. because the air bags may not work in a crash. 2 weeks
David vs Goliath: How a small molecule can defeat asthma attacks
PHYS.ORG An invisible particle enters your lungs. The next thing you know breathing becomes difficult. You are having as asthma attack. Asthma is one of the most... 7 days
Why using genetic genealogy to solve crimes could pose problems
SCIENCE-NEWS Rules governing how police can use DNA searches in genealogy databases aren’t clear, raising civil rights and privacy concerns. 2 weeks
Emergency physicians debunk 'dry drowning' myths, highlight drowning risk in older swimmers
SCIENCE DAILY Parents have been reading -- and sharing -- alarming reports of children who died or nearly died due to "dry drowning" over the past... 2 weeks
Medical News Today: What happens if you fast for a day?
MNT What happens if you don't eat for a day? While most people will feel hungry and possibly tired, there is also a range of other effects.... 2 weeks
A webcam is enough to produce a real-time 3-D model of a moving hand