World's biggest bacterium found in Caribbean mangrove swamp
on June 26, 2022 at 2:30 pm
Scientists have discovered the world's largest bacterium in a Caribbean mangrove swamp.
Rich heritage buried under impoverished Gaza Strip
on June 26, 2022 at 8:37 am
While workers labored on a large construction site in the Gaza Strip, a security guard noticed a strange piece of stone sticking out of the earth.
Climate damage caused by growing space tourism needs urgent mitigation
on June 25, 2022 at 6:13 pm
Published today in the journal Earth's Future, researchers from UCL, the University of Cambridge and Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) used a 3D […]
Multiple lab analyses of Antarctic minerals offer a better understanding of Mars
on June 25, 2022 at 10:28 am
Results of multiple and complementary lab analyses of minerals found in samples of material from Antarctica could give scientists a better understanding of the […]
Image: Hubble captures a galactic menagerie
on June 25, 2022 at 10:25 am
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope captured this massive galaxy cluster, called Abell 1351, with its Wide Field Camera 3 and Advanced Camera for Surveys. […]
What is causing record floods and heatwaves in China?
on June 25, 2022 at 10:16 am
Record floods in southern China this month displaced more than half a million people, while searing heat buckled roads in other parts of the country.
'Deepest shipwreck': US WWII ship found off Philippines
on June 25, 2022 at 10:16 am
A US navy destroyer sunk during World War II has been found nearly 7,000 meters (23,000 feet) below sea level off the Philippines, making it the world's […]
Oceans saved us, now we can return the favor
on June 25, 2022 at 10:15 am
Humanity must heal oceans made sick by climate change, pollution and overfishing in order to rescue marine life and save ourselves, experts warned ahead of a […]
NASA asteroid mission on hold due to late software delivery
on June 25, 2022 at 10:11 am
NASA put an asteroid mission on hold Friday, blaming the late delivery of its own navigation software.
Biofinder advances detection of extraterrestrial life
on June 25, 2022 at 9:56 am
An innovative scientific instrument, the Compact Color Biofinder, developed by a team of University of Hawai'i at Mānoa researchers, may change the game in […]
Investigating the dynamics that reshape permafrost environments
on June 25, 2022 at 9:49 am
When permafrost thaws, water can flow more quickly through the ground, creating a complex subsurface flow system. Researchers at the Barrow Environmental […]
New study offers insight into past—and future—of west-side wildfires
on June 25, 2022 at 9:46 am
When the 2020 Labor Day Fires torched more than 300,000 hectares over the span of two weeks in parts of western Oregon and Washington, they devastated […]
Infrastructure, hunting and climate change linked to huge migratory bird declines
on June 24, 2022 at 11:00 pm
Migratory birds are declining globally because of the way that humans have modified the landscape over recent decades—according to new research from the […]
Friends at first sniff: People drawn to others who smell like them
on June 24, 2022 at 8:33 pm
It's often said that people who click right away share "chemistry."
Arsenic in private well water contributes to low birth weight even at low levels
on June 24, 2022 at 7:59 pm
In the largest epidemiologic study of arsenic and birth outcomes to date, researchers from the University of Illinois Chicago and collaborating institutions […]
With roommates, it's all about chemistry, molecularly speaking
on June 24, 2022 at 7:52 pm
Within and upon every human being reside countless microorganisms—the microbiota that help shape and direct the lives of their hosts. A similar phenomenon […]
Theories on socio-political evolution put to the test
on June 24, 2022 at 6:00 pm
During the past 10,000 years—the Holocene—human societies became larger and ever more complex. An international team of scientists led by Peter Turchin […]
Red flag laws to prevent mass shootings: What does the research show?
on June 24, 2022 at 5:37 pm
Mass shootings are a source of shared anguish and outrage among Americans and are becoming more frequent. Extreme risk protection orders (ERPOs), also known as […]
Report finds 70% of 10-year-olds in 'learning poverty,' unable to read and understand a simple text
on June 24, 2022 at 5:37 pm
As a result of the worst shock to education and learning in recorded history, learning poverty has increased by a third in low- and middle-income countries, […]
Want to improve the company's performance? Get more women in the boardroom
on June 24, 2022 at 5:29 pm
A recent study out of the Complexity Science Hub Vienna (CSH) found that companies with female board members tend to perform better. The analysis examined the […]
Why are shallow lakes prone to eutrophication?
on June 24, 2022 at 5:27 pm
Anthropogenic eutrophication of lake ecosystems is a global problem, especially for some large shallow lakes. But scientists have been unclear why shallow […]
Topology and machine learning reveal hidden relationship in amorphous silicon
on June 24, 2022 at 5:26 pm
Theoretical scientists have used topological mathematics and machine learning to identify a hidden relationship between nano-scale structures and thermal […]
Octopus brain and human brain share the same 'jumping genes'
on June 24, 2022 at 5:05 pm
The octopus is an exceptional organism with an extremely complex brain and cognitive abilities that are unique among invertebrates. So much so that in some […]
Inflationary concerns outweigh expected income growth
on June 24, 2022 at 4:59 pm
Consumer sentiment continued its downward trend, falling 14.4% in June, according to the University of Michigan Surveys of Consumers.
Study urges rethink on employee well-being
on June 24, 2022 at 4:58 pm
Deakin University research has revealed managers' leadership styles could be to blame for their employees' health issues.