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A radical plan to save the delta

On Jan. 9 2016, as record floodwaters roared down the mid-Mississippi River valley, hundreds gathered on the shores of Lake Pontchartrain to witness the opening of the Bonnet Carre Spillway. Completed in 1931, the spillway ...

dateApr 01, 2016 in Earth Sciences
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Drones at the service of biodiversity

To study how living systems respond to climate change, it is necessary to take a look at the ecological living conditions of animal and plant species. For most of these organisms (insects, reptiles, plants, etc.), observations ...

dateFeb 10, 2016 in Ecology
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NUS takes the quantum leap into space

Two satellites designed and built by students, researchers and faculty from the National University of Singapore (NUS) have been successfully launched from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre in Andhra Pradesh, India, on Wednesday, ...

dateDec 16, 2015 in Space Exploration
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