Anthropologist offers possible explanation for collapse of ancient city of Teotihuacan
Study details importance of methane seeps in microbial biodiversity of sea floor
The University of Delaware's Jennifer Biddle has co-authored an article detailing the important role methane seeps play in microbial biodiversity of the sea floor in the prestigious journal Proceedings of ...
Colorful life-form catalog will help discern if we are alone
While looking for life on planets beyond our own solar system, a group of international scientists has created a colorful catalog containing reflection signatures of Earth life forms that might be found on ...
Life scientists streamline cutting-edge technique to edit mosquito genome
Life science researchers at Virginia Tech have accelerated a game-changing technology that's being used to study one of the planet's most lethal disease-carrying animals.
Physicists propose new classification of charge density waves
LSU Professors in the Department of Physics and Astronomy Ward Plummer and Jiandi Zhang, in collaboration with their colleagues from the Institute of Physics, Beijing, China, have published a paper in the Proceedings of th ...
Oldest known sponge found in China
Researchers put mouse gene in cattle to make them less susceptible to TB
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.