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High hat fashion shares the stage at Britian's Royal Ascot horse races

British Society and Royals come decked out with high-fashion hats – some elegant, some whimsical – and all incredibly creative.

Problem of wheeled suitcases wobbling explained

(—A team of researchers at Universite Paris-Diderot has uncovered the reason for wobbling of wheeled suitcases. In their paper published in Proceedings of the Royal Society A, the group explains the physics behind suitcase wobbling and offer some suggestions to overcome the problem.

FACETS endorsed as official journal of the Royal Society of Canada's Academy of Science

(Canadian Science Publishing) FACETS, Canada's first and only multidisciplinary open access science journal, was selected as the official journal of the Royal Society of Canada's Academy of Science.

In London speech, Al Gore says Trump will not wreck the Paris agreement or sustainability revolution

Former Vice President Al Gore gave an upbeat speech at the Ashden Awards 2017 before the Royal Geographic Society in London Thursday night. The awards are  financial prizes given to groups that provide practical assistance to  organizations that promote renewable energy, cleaner air and sustainable transportation. Show More Summary

I Lost the Magic

(Flashing images) “Sometimes the only answer is that it got away from you.” The Royal Ocean Film Society reminds us that everyone – even the ones you look up to – makes enormous mistakes. Then he looks inward and wonders if this very video is one such example.

T. rex Sheds Its Feathers?

The Scaly Skin of Tyrannosauroids So, it is published!  A team of eminent scientists, some of the leading lights in palaeontology, have published in the Royal Society Biology Letters details of research that questions whether Late Cretaceous tyrannosaurids, including the iconic Tyrannosaurus rex sported a coat of feathers.  At Everything Dinosaur, we have known about the

Motorboat Noise Turns Fish into Deadbeat Dads

We've found a million ways to pollute the oceans, and it's not just plastic and oil. Noise is a major problem—sonar hurts whales, for example. According to a new report published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B, the sound of motorboats...Show More Summary

How The Right Sound Effect Can Transform A Movie Scene

3 weeks agoArts : Modern Art Notes

"This video from The Royal Ocean Film Society makes a compelling case that sound is every bit as important as picture in cinema.... 'Storytelling With Sound' lays out some of the ways audio makes films better, and includes an interview with one of the masters: Ben Burtt, the brilliant sound designer behind the Star […]

A more energy-efficient catalytic process to produce olefins

Research at the University of Pittsburgh into a more energy-efficient catalytic process to produce olefins, the building blocks for polymer production, was recently featured on the inside front cover of the Royal Society of Chemistry journal, Catalysis Science & Technology (May 21, 2017, Issue 10). Show More Summary

More frequent extreme ocean warming could further endanger albatross

(Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution) As scientists grapple with the behavioral, ecological and evolutionary impacts of extreme climatic events, the journal Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B created a special June issue...Show More Summary

Instagram Is The Most Harmful App For Mental Health

It might be time to reconsider how often you scroll through curated photos. Instagram is the worst social media app for young people’s mental health, according to a new report by the Royal Society for Public Health in the United Kingdom. Researchers...Show More Summary

Museums: The life and times of a curiosity-monger

last monthAcademics : Nature

Henry Nicholls revels in a biography of Enlightenment collector and Royal Society president Hans Sloane.

High society: Pippa Middleton marries at almost-royal event

ENGLEFIELD, England — Pippa Middleton, radiant in a custom-made gown, married a wealthy financier Saturday as members of Britain's royal family, including her sister, looking on.

Fueling the future

(University of Pittsburgh) The Royal Society of Chemistry journal Energy & Environmental Science recently published research by a team from the University of Pittsburgh and the University of Oklahoma investigating the full life cycle impact of one promising 'second-generation biofuel' produced from short-rotation oak. Show More Summary

Instagram and Snapchat were ranked the worst for children's mental health (FB, SNAP)

Instagram and Snapchat are the social media platforms that have the worst impact on children's mental health, according to a study published by Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) and the Young Health Movement (YHM). The report —Show More Summary

Say it with Flowers from the Danian to be Exact

Flowering After a Disaster - Oldest Buckthorn Fossilised Flowers Next week sees the start of the prestigious Chelsea Flower Show.  The great and the good will be attending this Royal Horticultural Society event, regarded by many gardeners and growers as the highlight of the year.  Today, Everything Dinosaur turns its attention to a paper published

Solving the mystery of the white oak

Research published this week in Proceedings of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences solves a mystery that has long shrouded our understanding of white oaks: where did they come from? The approximately 125 white oak species in the...Show More Summary

Study tests how well humans interpret dog growls

(—A team of researchers with Eötvös Loránd University in Hungary has conducted a study regarding how well humans interpret dog growls. In their paper published in Royal Society Open Science, the group reports on how well volunteers listening to taped dog growls correctly guessed the circumstances behind them.

Diverse populations make rational collective decisions

Yes/no binary decisions by individual ants can lead to a rational decision as a collective when the individuals have differing preferences to the subject, according to research recently published in the journal Royal Society Open Science. Show More Summary

National Astronomy Meeting 2017: First media announcement

(Royal Astronomical Society) Around 500 astronomers and space scientists will gather at the University of Hull, from 2 - 6 July, for the Royal Astronomical Society National Astronomy Meeting (NAM 2017). The conference is the largestShow More Summary

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