Cassini Finds Hydrocarbon Rains May Fill Titan Lakes

(PhysOrg.com) -- A region on Saturn's moon Titan's southern latitudes appears to have been flooded by a summer cloudburst of hydrocarbon rain, as seen in images from NASA's Cassini spacecraft taken before and after a large ...

What are the Chances? Probability Solves an Evolutionary Puzzle

The origin of species may be almost as random as a throw of the dice. Iosif Pinelis, a professor of mathematical sciences at Michigan Technological University, has worked out a mathematical solution to a biological puzzle: ...

Biodiversity passes the taste test and is healthier too

(PhysOrg.com) -- Cattle and sheep grazed on natural grasslands help maintain biodiversity and produce tastier, healthier meat, according to a study by the University of Exeter. The research concludes that pasture-based farming ...

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