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Tracking worm sex drive, neuron by neuron

The males prowl a dark, crowded space. Using a mix of instinct and sensory cues, they pursue potential mates. But how do they decide when to make their move? New findings answer that question, at least for the tiny soil-dwelling ...

dateFeb 23, 2016 in Plants & Animals
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Partitioning by collision

An ensemble consisting of a binary mixture of particles of equal size can partition itself into its component fractions - provided that the two species differ in their diffusion constants.

dateFeb 05, 2016 in General Physics
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Severe drought no longer caused just by nature

Scientists at the University of Birmingham are calling on drought researchers and managers around the world to consider both human activity and natural phenomena in their battle to preserve increasingly scarce global water ...

dateFeb 02, 2016 in Environment
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