Scientists have long believed that vitamin D, which is naturally absorbed from sunlight, has an important role in the functioning of the body's autoimmune system.
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Some people quit smoking on the first try while others have to try to quit repeatedly. Using such mobile technology as hand-held computers and smartphones, a team of researchers from Penn State and the University of Pittsburgh is trying to find out why.
Sure, there are all sorts of pared-down but free options for reduce the energy used by your computer fleet. But sometimes free is too cheap, and it'll end up costing you in the end.
With recent revelations about the Stuxnet and Flame attacks, threats in the digital universe are becoming more urgent. To defend themselves, governments, businesses and individuals will need to decipher one of the most complex, man-made environments on Earth: cyberspace.
A blind person empowered to catch the correct bus. A non-English speaking Chinese tourist navigating their way around Australian place names with ease. All of these possibilities of the near future are the focus of current Griffith research to be featured at the 10th IAPR International Workshop on Document Analysis Systems.
If flying cars and uncannily dexterous robots haven't tipped you off already, know this: the future is here.
Attitude may play an important role in how exercise affects menopausal women
Threats range from governments trying to control citizens to the rise of Facebook and Apple-style 'walled gardens'
Eyeless shrimp and fish with lesions are becoming common, with BP oil pollution believed to be the likely cause.
As the demise of the Sopa anti-piracy act showed, established arguments for protecting the rights of content creators are almost impossible to apply to a digital world