Scientists uncover cause of tree-killing fungus
Forest scientists at the University of British Columbia believe they've discovered the root cause of a deadly tree fungus: extra genes.
Why many similar species coexist within complex ecosystems
Scientists from the universities of Granada and Warwick have published an article in the journal PNAS (Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences), in which they suggest one possible answer for the enigm ...
Researchers discover new material to produce clean energy
Researchers at the University of Houston have created a new thermoelectric material, intended to generate electric power from waste heat - from a vehicle tailpipe, for example, or an industrial smokestack ...
Study shows one reason why pigeons so rarely crash
Simulations suggests cutting rainforests in mid and high latitudes can impact rainfall in northern hemisphere
Plant species evolved a way to determine most promising pollinator
Old-economy sectors are now tech, too: US study
Forget about old economy and new economy. Everything is now part of the tech economy, a prominent US research panel said Monday.
Remotely operated vehicle finds heterotrophs abundant in deepest part of the ocean
Molecular feedback loop gives clues to how flowers drop their petals
As Valentine's Day fades into the past, you may be noticing a surfeit of petals accumulate around your vase of flowers. A new study from the University of Missouri sheds new light on the process that governs ...
Study finds first-ever evidence of climate change of northern China region dating back thousands of years
Using a relatively new scientific dating technique, a Baylor University geologist and a team of international researchers were able to document—for the first time—a drastic climate change 4,200 years ...
Study shows long tail on luna moth helps to thwart bat attacks (w/ Video)
Fed report: Time to examine purposely cooling planet idea
It's time to study and maybe even test the idea of cooling the Earth by injecting sulfur pollution high in the air to reflect the sun's heat, a first-of-its-kind federal science report said Tuesday.
Study offers hint at a way to predict 'blow up' fires
Maths proves human language has happiness bias
New mathematics research has shown humans all around the world tend to be more positive than negative in their language.