Glassy and reactive: Plants are more dynamic than you think

Is the inside of a plant cell more like a liquid or a solid? While this may sound like an odd question, research carried out at the University of Amsterdam demonstrates it can be either, depending on how much light you shine ...

Massive 'marimo' algae balls at risk for deadly winter sunburn

Climate change could overexpose rare underwater "marimo" algae balls to sunlight, killing them off, according to a new study at the University of Tokyo. Marimo are living fluffy balls of green algae. The world's largest marimo ...

California earthquake puts early warning system to the test

As sensors picked up the first signs of a strong earthquake jolting the Northern California coast, an alert was blasted to 3 million smartphone users telling them to "drop, cover, hold on." It was hailed as the biggest test ...

Hubble's sparkling new view of the Carina Nebula

This sparkling new image depicts a small section of the Carina Nebula, one of the NASA Hubble Space Telescope's most-imaged objects. The Carina Nebula, NGC 3372, is an enormous cloud of gas and dust home to several massive ...

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