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Earth Sciences Oct 22, 2020

New technology finds long-hidden quakes and possible clues about how earthquakes evolve

Measures of Earth's vibrations zigged and zagged across Mostafa Mousavi's screen one morning in Memphis, Tenn. As part of his Ph.D. studies in geophysics, he sat scanning earthquake signals recorded the night before, verifying ...

Archaeology & Fossils Oct 21, 2020

Turbulent era sparked leap in human behavior, adaptability 320,000 years ago

For hundreds of thousands of years, early humans in the East African Rift Valley could expect certain things of their environment. Freshwater lakes in the region ensured a reliable source of water, and large grazing herbivores ...

Astronomy Oct 21, 2020

AI and photonics join forces to make it easier to find 'new Earths'

Australian scientists have developed a new type of sensor to measure and correct the distortion of starlight caused by viewing through the Earth's atmosphere, which should make it easier to study the possibility of life on ...

Earth Sciences Oct 21, 2020

Researchers develop machine learning model that will support safe and accurate decision making for the Halifax Harbour

Researchers at Dalhousie and ocean data analytics innovation environment DeepSense have developed a machine learning method for predicting wind speed and wave height measurements. Such measurements support safe and more accurate ...

Ecology Oct 21, 2020

Research highlights the importance of community coordination when combatting spread of destructive feral hogs

Feral hogs are among the most damaging, invasive animals that you probably haven't heard of. University of Delaware's Center for Experimental and Applied Economics researcher Sean Ellis hadn't heard about them either. But, ...

General Physics Oct 19, 2020

New theory on the origin of dark matter

A recent study from the University of Melbourne proposes a new theory for the origin of dark matter, helping experimentalists in Australia and abroad in the search for the mysterious new matter.

Materials Science Oct 16, 2020

Order up! AI finds the right material

Engineers are always looking for materials with very specific properties for their projects. Unfortunately, there are way too many options for researchers to simply guess-and-check until they find what they're looking for. ...

Environment Oct 16, 2020

Deep-sea corals reveal secrets of rapid carbon dioxide increase as the last ice age ended

The Southern Ocean played a critical role in the rapid atmospheric carbon dioxide increase during the last deglaciation that took place 20,000 to 10,000 years ago, according to a new report by Boston College geochemist Xingchen ...

Earth Sciences Oct 16, 2020

NASA supercomputing study breaks ground for tree mapping, carbon research

Scientists from NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Maryland, and international collaborators demonstrated a new method for mapping the location and size of trees growing outside of forests, discovering billions ...

Ecology Oct 16, 2020

Using sensors to detect wildlife activity in the battle against poaching

By recognizing the movements of animals in the wild using attached sensors, it may well be possible to detect if poachers are nearby. These animal activity recognition sensors can also help in biodiversity research or cattle ...

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