Okinawans seek return of forebears’ remains, collected decades ago for research | Science

Kyoto University has remains drawn from the Momojyana burial place in Okinawa, Japan, where members of the royal household of the Ryukyu Kingdom are thought to be buried. Yasukatsu... Read more »

New survey method proves Rhode Island’s rarest frog may not be so rare — LiveScience.Tech

The rarest frog in Rhode Island may not be as rare as scientists once thought after a study by University of Rhode Island researchers using a seldom-used methodology turned... Read more »

Complex numbers: A complex number is a number that can be expressed in the form a + bi, where a and b are real numbers, and i is a solution of the equation x² = −1. Because no real number satisfies this equation, i is called an imaginary number.

Complex numbers: A complex number is a number that can be expressed in the form a + bi, where a and b are real numbers, and i is a... Read more »

Playing chess improves children’s capacity to take calculated risks, study finds

It’s lunch break at a local New South Wales school and the library is buzzing with fired up trainees. Key points: Chess is increasing in appeal amongst school trainees... Read more »

One step towards a daily-use deep UV light source for sterilization and disinfection

IMAGE: Schematic of GaN monolithic microcavity Second-Harmonic Generation (SHG) gadget on a Si pedestal structure. view more  Credit: Osaka University Osaka, Japan – Researchers from the Graduate School of Engineering... Read more »

The 7 best apps for sending money

If you require to send out somebody money—to divide a check, settle a bet, or simply for a reward—there’s no requirement to hang around switching checking account information or... Read more »

Remember snow days? Today’s kids get heat days.

Things need to be truly bad to cancel the yearly 5th grade-versus-faculty kickball video game. Last Monday, thermometers at Dyer Elementary School in Portland, Maine, signed up 93 degrees... Read more »

Rare earth metals at the heart of China’s rivalry with US, Europe

A picture taken in 2012 reveals a rare earth refinery near Baotou, China, the nation controling the international mining and refining of the minerals. What if China were to... Read more »

Newton’s Cradle with LEDs and light sensors.

Newton’s Cradle with LEDs and light sensing units. Read more »

Triple Point of water

Triple Point of water Read more »