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New Army models predict number of cyberattacks that pierce company networks
PHYS.ORG A new study from the U.S. Army Research Laboratory presents evidence that the number of cyber intrusions can be predicted, particularly when analysts are already observing... 12 hours
Tiny fighters in sediments determine success of invasive marine plants
PHYS.ORG Armies of microbes that are invisible to the naked eye battle it out to determine whether exotic marine plants successfully invade new territory and replace native species, UNSW-led... 7 days
More mouths can be fed by boosting number of plant pores
SCIENCE DAILY Scientists have synthesized a new bioactive small molecule that has the ability to increase stomata numbers on flowering plants without stunting their growth. The team's new... 13 hours
Perth's urban sprawl affecting sex life of plants
PHYS.ORG A Perth researcher is using CSI-style paternity testing in the lab to track pollen and measure how much the urban sprawl is affecting plants ability to reproduce. 16 hours
Scientists show molecular basis for ants acting as 'bodyguards' for plants
PHYS.ORG Though you might not think of ants as formidable bodyguards, some do an impressive job protecting plants from enemies. Now, scientists at the University of Toronto... 2 days
Scientists show molecular basis for ants acting as 'bodyguards' for plants
SCIENCE DAILY Though you might not think of ants as formidable bodyguards, some do an impressive job protecting plants from enemies. Examing the relationship between the Amazon rainforest... 2 days
DNA replication-coupled histone modification maintains Polycomb gene silencing in plants
Science Magazine Propagation of patterns of gene expression through the cell cycle requires prompt restoration of epigenetic marks after the twofold dilution caused by DNA replication. Here we show that... 6 days
NREL investigates coatings needed for concentrating solar power
PHYS.ORG Next-generation concentrating solar power (CSP) plants require high-temperature fluids, like molten salts, in the range of 550-750 degrees Celsius to store heat and generate electricity. At those high temperatures, however, the molten... 2 days
Downed trees not necessarily a lost cause
PHYS.ORG Among the devastation wrought by Hurricane Irma last week, many downed trees and uprooted plants were left in the storm's wake. Those in a rush to get things back to normal have been quick... 2 days
Breaking legume's crop wild relative barrier
PHYS.ORG Domesticating plants to grow as crops can turn out to be a double-edged scythe. 13 hours
Plants combine color and fragrance to procure pollinators
PHYS.ORG Who knew that it's possible to predict the fragrance of a flower by looking at its color? 7 hours
Plants can grow their own glow-in-the-dark cotton, no genetic engineering required
Science Magazine VIDEO Method could pave the way for new smart clothing 6 days
Are countries being honest about their carbon emissions? Satellites could tell
Science Magazine Power plants and other point sources couldn’t hide or fudge emissions data, new analysis suggests 6 days
Innovative fuel manufacturing process moves closer to market
PHYS.ORG INL researchers are working with industry partners on an innovative method of producing advanced nuclear fuels that improve the attractiveness of new nuclear plants as reliable, emission-free baseload energy. 14 hours
Image: Orion parachutes measure up in high pressure test
PHYS.ORG Orion's three main orange and white parachutes help a representative model of the spacecraft descend through sky above Arizona, where NASA engineers tested the parachute system on Sept. 13, 2017,... 6 days
Apple, Dell join bid to buy Toshiba's chip business: US fund
PHYS.ORG US tech titans Apple and Dell have joined a bid to buy Toshiba's memory chip business, a deal seen as key to the survival of the... 4 days
US watchdog confirms probe of huge Equifax data breach
PHYS.ORG A US consumer protection watchdog agency said Thursday it has begun an investigation into a massive data breach at credit bureau Equifax that may have leaked sensitive information on 143... 6 days
EU antitrust chief defends probe of Google, US tech giants
PHYS.ORG Europe's top antitrust regulator Magrethe Vestager on Monday defended her agency's investigations of Google and other US tech giants, arguing that dominant companies have a "special responsibility" to... 2 days
Connecting plants and society: The Shenzhen Declaration, a new roadmap for plant sciences
PHYS.ORG Environmental degradation, unsustainable resource use, and biodiversity loss are just a few points in the long list of pertinent issues that call... 3 days
Supposedly gay-identifying AI tells us more about stereotypes than the origins of sexuality
PHYS.ORG In a forthcoming paper, two Stanford researchers used a deep neural network to detect sexuality from profile pictures on a US dating... 7 days
RNA discovery could help boost plant heat, drought tolerance
SCIENCE DAILY The discovery of a RNA that can increase drought and salt tolerance in thale cress could illuminate a new research approach and hold implications for other plants, including food crops. 2 days
Plants combine color and fragrance to procure pollinators
SCIENCE DAILY Who knew that it's possible to predict the fragrance of a flower by looking at its color? This is true for many of the 41 insect-pollinated plant species growing in a Phrygana... 8 hours
Deep roots in plants driven by soil hydrology
PHYS.ORG Searching for water, some tree roots probe hundreds of feet deep and many trees send roots through cracks in rocks, according to a new study led by a Rutgers University-New Brunswick professor. 2 days
Humans no longer have ancient defense mechanism against viruses
SCIENCE DAILY Insects and plants have an important ancient defense mechanism that helps them to fight viruses. This is encoded in their DNA. Scientists have long assumed that vertebrates -- including humans... 5 days
The Latest: Pelosi urges 'tweet storm' against 'Trumpcare'
ABC NEWS House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi is telling colleagues that she wants "all hands on deck" to defeat the latest Republican effort to undo the Affordable Care Act 1 day
Chinese dockless bike-share giant launches US beachhead
PHYS.ORG Chinese bike-sharing giant Mobike on Wednesday launched in the US capital, bringing its "dockless" system which has swept China and is used in some 180 cities worldwide. 12 hours
Threatened Amazon reserve already being mined: Greenpeace
PHYS.ORG A huge nature reserve in Brazil's Amazon rainforest that the government wants to open to foreign mining companies already suffers from illegal mining activity, Greenpeace said Tuesday. 1 day
Maria lashes US Virgin Islands as Puerto Rico prepares for impact
PHYS.ORG Hurricane Maria slammed into the US Virgin Islands Tuesday, lashing the archipelago with rain as Puerto Rico braced for the Category Five storm's expected landfall on... 20 hours
New approach boosts performance in thermoelectric materials
PHYS.ORG Thermoelectric materials are considered a key resource for the future - able to produce electricity from sources of heat that would otherwise go to waste, from power plants, vehicle tailpipes and elsewhere, without generating... 2 days
Humans no longer have ancient defence mechanism against viruses
PHYS.ORG Insects and plants have an important ancient defence mechanism that helps them to fight viruses. This is encoded in their DNA. Scientists have long assumed that vertebrates - including humans... 6 days
Engineers 3-D print high-strength aluminum, solve ages-old welding problem using nanoparticles
3-D printers—a revolutionary frontier for medicine
Aligning the primary mirror segments of NASA's James Webb Space Telescope with light
Wave Glider surfs across stormy Drake Passage in Antarctica
NASA finds very heavy rainfall in Hurricane Maria
Equifax breach brings renewed attention to information security vulnerabilities
Security cameras are vulnerable to attacks using infrared light: study
How animals vote to make group decisions
Hurricanes, flood insurance and the dangers of 'business as usual'
A day in the life of NASA's Voyagers
End-of-summer Arctic sea ice extent is eighth lowest on record
NASA tracking Jose meandering off US East Coast
NASA looks within category 5 Hurricane Maria before and after first landfall
Supercontinuum lasers can lead to better bread and beer
NASA small satellite promises big discoveries