Remotely operated vehicle finds heterotrophs abundant in deepest part of the ocean
Sea sponge anchors are natural models of strength
Life may seem precarious for the sea sponge known as Venus' flower basket. Tiny, hair-like appendages made essentially of glass are all that hold the creatures to their seafloor homes. But fear not for these ...
Researchers find proof of global cooling after Chicxulub asteroid impact
Researchers identify missing component in marine carbon, sulfur cycles
A new study from marine scientists at the University of Georgia reveals two important compounds not previously considered that are released into the ocean's dissolved organic matter pool by phytoplankton ...
Study finds investors prefer good-looking male backed entrepreneurial ventures
Research shows bees might create cognitive maps
Women preferred 2:1 over men for STEM faculty positions, study finds
For decades, sexism in higher education has been blamed for blocking women from landing academic positions in STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) fields.
Researchers suggest controversial approach to forecasting El Nino
Researchers solve nano mystery
A technique which may one day be used for tumor therapy and imaging could be greatly improved thanks to new insights obtained by scientists from the University of Twente, the Erasmus MC and the TU Delft.
Taste test: Could sense of taste affect length of life?
Perhaps one of the keys to good health isn't just what you eat but how you taste it. Taste buds – yes, the same ones you may blame for that sweet tooth or French fry craving – may in fact have a powerful ...
Paleoanthropologists use models to show humans may have left Africa earlier than thought
South American lichen found to have 126 different species of fungi
We want to save water, but do we know how?
Many Americans are confused about the best ways to conserve water and have a slippery grasp on how much water different activities use, according to a national online survey conducted by an Indiana University ...
Discovery of new plant switch could boost crops, biofuel production
A team of Michigan State University researchers has discovered a switch that regulates plant photosynthesis - the process that lets plants store solar energy and use it to grow and produce food.