Simulations suggests cutting rainforests in mid and high latitudes can impact rainfall in northern hemisphere
Pennies reveal new insights on the nature of randomness
The concept of randomness appears across scientific disciplines, from materials science to molecular biology. Now, theoretical chemists at Princeton have challenged traditional interpretations of randomness ...
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 ...
Breakthrough in particle control creates special half-vortex rotation
A breakthrough in the control of a type of particle known as the polariton has created a highly specialised form of rotation.
Plant species evolved a way to determine most promising pollinator
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 ...
Few friends for shy kangaroos
Kangaroo social networks could provide insight into the evolution of human personality differences.
Historic climate data provided by Mediterranean seabed sediments
An international team of scientists which included three University of Granada and the Andalusian Institute of Earth Sciences researchers (a joint UGR-CISC centre) have found new data on the weather in the ...
Early–career researchers the missing link for STEM diversity
When high school physics teacher Moses Rifkin wrote a recent blog post on "Teaching Social Justice in the Physics Classroom," he ignited a new round of conversation about white privilege and the kinds of skills ...
Study shows the factors influencing which conservation news get shared on social media
A team of researchers led by the Department of Biological Sciences at the National University of Singapore (NUS) Faculty of Science recently concluded a study to better understand the factors influencing the spread of conservation ...