News tagged with collection

Study illuminates botanical bias

When botanists began collecting plant samples for herbaria more than a century ago, their goal was to catalog and understand the diversity of the natural world. These days scientists use the collections to understand the ...

dateDec 27, 2017 in Plants & Animals
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Team studies evolution of climate change activism

Climate change is a topic that is debated, doubted and covered by news outlets across the world. Luis Hestres, in the Department of Communication at The University of Texas at San Antonio (UTSA), is researching the evolution ...

dateNov 20, 2017 in Environment
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Lying in bed for the sake of science

Twelve volunteers will arrive this week at the German Space Agency's (DLR) Institute of Aerospace Medicine's :envihab facility to lie in bed for a month in the name of science. NASA's Human Research Program, in partnership ...

dateOct 11, 2017 in Space Exploration
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