Phys.org™ (formerly Physorg.com) is a leading web-based science, research and technology news service which covers a full range of topics. These include physics, earth science, medicine, nanotechnology, electronics, space, biology, chemistry, computer sciences, engineering, mathematics and other sciences and technologies. Launched in 2004, Phys.org’s readership has grown steadily to include 1.75 million scientists, researchers, and engineers every month. Phys.org publishes approximately 100 quality articles every day, offering some of the most comprehensive coverage of sci-tech developments world-wide. Quancast 2009 includes Phys.org in its list of the Global Top 2,000 Websites.
To switch to the "full" website version, touch the gray button found at the lower-right corner of your screen. Your choice will be remembered until you reset your browser's cookies.
To change your preferred headline list order (by popularity or date), or to filter stories by topic, touch the "settings" button at the bottom. To return to the default view, go to "settings" and choose the first option.
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To stay in touch while on the go you can install one of two apps available for Apple mobile devices.
The PhysOrg.com "Lite" version (iPad version) allows readers to peruse daily top news from PhysOrg.com. Read top news stories anytime and anywhere. Update your favorite content and read it offline. Readers may rate, bookmark and share favorite stories via Twitter or email directly using the app.
Unlike the "Lite" version - the "Full" version (iPad version) app features all categories on PHYSOrg.com plus customization of your favorite news topics. Generally we feature 50 new or breaking news stories each day during the work week covering a full range of topics. This includes stories in the fields of physics, earth science, medicine, nanotechnology, electronics, space, biology, chemistry, computer sciences, engineering, mathematics and other sub categories in science and technology.
Install one of two apps available for Android, and you'll stay connected with science and technology news anytime, anywhere.
By using Phys.org's "Lite" version app (free and ads-free), browsing the previous day's top 10 news or retrieving content to read offline is just a button away. Make sure that you have the phone set up to allow installations from non-Market apps.
The "Full" version app (paid) highlights over 50 articles a day, both new and breaking, in all categories; Physics, earth science, medicine, nanotechnology, electronics, space, biology, chemistry, computer sciences, engineering, mathematics and several other science and technology sub categories are posted throughout working business days. The content is conveniently sorted into separate channels, listed on the home page of the app. Separate channels for Spotlight stories, Features and Weblogs are also available.
To stay in touch while on the go you can install Phys.org News for Blackberry. o install the application via 'over-the-air' (OA), select your device model. Downloaded application can be seen in your Download folder on your BlackBerry smartphone.
Readers can subscribe to Phys.org stories through the Amazon Kindle e-reader. The "Spotlight News" feed offers the top 40 or so stories of the day. Readers who are primarily interested in a specific subject can subscribe to one of five channel feeds, which provide all stories in that subject. The five channel feeds are Space and Earth, Technology and Electronics, Biology and Chemistry, Physics and Nanotechnology, and Medicine and Health.
Channel Feeds: This variety of feed is for readers only interested in specific science related topics. While the Spotlight feed doesn't contain each and every physorg story -- the channel feeds list all stories for the given topic. Readers may subscribe to the following channel feeds: