‘Shark’s Eye’ Cameras and Sensors Reveal Never-Before-Seen Details Of … – University Herald

University HeraldGreat White Shark (Photo : Flickr/CC) Sharks are not studied in the wild very often because they are such fearsome predators. In a new study, scientists are researching how…

MIT scientists show tree branch to be effective water purifier – UPI.com

UPI.comBOSTON, Feb. 27 (UPI) — Dirty, contaminated water is a problem for many developing nations. But water filters are relatively expensive and not something easily assembled in the shed, garage…

Johnny Manziel’s quarterback guru has sold him on the Cleveland Browns and … – The Plain Dealer

The Plain DealerINDIANAPOLIS — Johnny Manziel’s quarterback guru George Whitfield Jr., the Massillon, Ohio native, believes the Browns should trade up to No. 1 to draft his longtime protege. “I…

From 0 to ERUPTION in 60 days: You thought that VOLCANO was COLD? – Register

RegisterVolcanoes can get ready to blow in a lot less time than boffins previously thought, but their magma is usually kept in a near-solid state. Volcano erupting. New research on…

Johnny Manziel Would Flourish If Houston Texans Take Him in NFL Draft – Bleacher Report

Bleacher ReportJohnny Manziel has warned the Houston Texans of what will happen if they pass him up with the NFL Draft’s opening pick, but the young quarterback has more to…

‘Jelly Doughnut’ Rock Mystery Solved: NASA Says Opportunity Did Not Witness … – University Herald

University HeraldJelly Donut Rock (Photo : Mars Exploration Rover Mission, Cornell, JPL, NASA) The scientist who filed the lawsuit against NASA argues the rock was there the whole time and…

Curiosity rover snaps its first Earth photo from Mars – CNET

CNETIn a bittersweet moment, Curiosity looks back and takes a snapshot of its home planet above the Mars skyline. Amanda Kooser. by Amanda Kooser. February 7, 2014 8:49 AM PST.…

A Planet With 2 Stars Would Have Formed Far From its Current Location – University Herald

University HeraldTatooine (Photo : Facebook/Star Wars) An illustration of the horizon on Tatooine shows the planet’s two suns. A new study has discovered how a circumbinary planet forms and grows…

Where were you when the Challenger exploded? – PennLive.com

PennLive.comThis photo, taken seconds after the explosion of the Challenger space shuttle on Jan. 28, 1986, at Kennedy Space Center, Florida. The seven crew members perished in the explosion. One…

Apple’s Mac at 30: Apple celebrates a major milestone – Washington Post

Washington PostThe world watched the Mac burst onto the scene 30 years ago today, and Apple is taking the opportunity to celebrate its history with a nostalgic video on its…

NASA startled by ‘Jelly Donut’ on Mars – USA TODAY

USA TODAYNASA scientists found a mysterious rock on Mars that looks a lot like a jelly donut and seemed to appear out of nowhere. The prevailing theory is that the…

Chimpanzees’ Use Of Hand Gestures To ‘Coordinate’ Activities An ‘Important … – International Business Times

International Business TimesAccording to new research, chimpanzees use hand gestures to collaborate on shared goals, like finding food. Reuters. Scientists have found that chimpanzees, our closest living relatives with whom…

Chimpanzees Use Gestures To Accomplish Specific Tasks, Study Gives Insight … – Design & Trend

Design & TrendChimpanzees have been shown to use gestures when trying to accomplish a task. (Photo : Reuters/Brazil). Researchers at Georgia State University have concluded that chimpanzees use gestures to…

Conflicting reports on Texas football coaching vacancy – USA TODAY

USA TODAYMultiple media reports late Friday night said Louisville’s Charlie Strong will accept an offer to be the next head coach at Texas. The Austin American Statesman, however, said that…

Mora withdraws from consideration for Texas job – CBSSports.com

CBSSports.comUCLA head coach Jim Mora has withdrawn from consideration for the University of Texas job. Mora was never offered the job, a source told CBSSports.com. ESPN reported Thursday that university…

Holidays bring market share gains for Apple’s iPhone, iPad remains dominant – Apple Insider

Apple InsiderNew web traffic data suggests that the iPhone was Christmas’s big winner among smartphones while the iPad remained the dominant tablet, though it lost some ground to competition from…

O’Brien Leaves Penn State for NFL’s Texans – ABC News

ABC NewsPenn State is ready to move on without Bill O’Brien and expects to hire a successor within days, not weeks. O’Brien left the Nittany Lions less than two years…

Bill O’Brien could be 2014’s NFL Coach of the Year – USA TODAY

USA TODAYLike Kansas City’s Andy Reid in 2013 and the combination of Chuck Pagano and Bruce Arians the year prior, the pieces are certainly in place for O’Brien to become…

Full-size car made of 500000 Legos really drives – USA TODAY

USA TODAYThe first drive-able car is made of 500,000 Lego pieces and runs on air. VIDEO: Watch the test drive of the Lego car. The inventors of the Lego car…

Johnny Manziel a Heisman underdog but real debate’s his NFL decision – USA TODAY

USA TODAYHis impact on the college game can be summarized pretty simply. The man is known simply as Johnny Football. And it just seems for the last 12 months everywhere…

Amazon testing delivery drone service – Newsday

NewsdayAmazon’s plan to eventually enlist self-guided drones to deliver packages to customers in 30 minutes or less, revealed Sunday night on CBS’ “60 Minutes,” opens a host of possibilities —…

Koala bellows with extra vocal folds – BBC News

BBC NewsIt is a low, rumbling bellow that seems very incongruous coming from the mouth of a diminutive koala. And now scientists have found that these famously sleepy marsupials have…