I asked my neighbor who hoses off his air conditioner condenser every spring why he does it. "Because my dad always told me I had to," he said. Conventional wisdom like what my neighbor's dad ...
Scientists have found a way to use "optical tweezers" by employing lasers, a mirror and a light modulator to anchor a crystal in solution. The "tweezers" have made it possible to conduct X-ray ...
The Trump administration's reliance on industry-funded environmental specialists is again coming under fire, this time by researchers who say that Louis Anthony "Tony" Cox Jr., who leads a key ...
Synthesis of coffee-based colloids. (a) Coffee pot moka used for coffee preparation (top-left); size distributions of the suspended coffee particles (top-right); Scanning Electron Microscopy (SEM ...
Researchers from the University of Nottingham have found a much higher percentage of 'natural' fibres than microplastic fibres in freshwater and atmospheric samples in the UK. The findings, which ...
Human appetites are pushing makos and other iconic sharks the brink of extinction, scientists warned in a new assessment of the apex predator's conservation status Human appetites are pushing ...
Continental rift valleys are huge fractures on the surface of the planet that progressively break continental plates with the eventual development of new oceans. The African rift valley between ...
Data compared to expectation for the distribution of the invariant mass of two jets. The signal (VVV, in yellow) is scaled to the measured value. Credit: ATLAS Collaboration/CERN The ATLAS ...
When more women are involved in group decisions about land management, the group conserves more—particularly when offered financial incentives to do so, according to a new University of Colorado ...
Want to take a trip to the center of the Milky Way? Check out a new immersive, ultra-high-definition visualization. This 360-movie offers an unparalleled opportunity to look around the center of ...
Toxins produced by blue-green algae that have increasingly polluted Florida waters have been found in dead dolphins that also showed signs of Alzheimer's-like brain disease, according to a new ...
Phytoplankton infected with bacteria that induce programmed cell death. UAlberta microbiologists have observed apoptosis in single-cell algae for the first time -- with promising implications for ...