Clarifying the chaos of narwhal behavior

Researchers have used the mathematical equations of chaos theory to analyze the data from long-term monitoring of an electronically tagged narwhal. They have extracted previously undetected diurnal patterns within what initially ...

First light at the most powerful laser in the US

The laser that will be the most powerful in the United States is preparing to send its first pulses into an experimental target at the University of Michigan.

Tropical insects are extremely sensitive to changing climates

Insects that are adapted to perennially wet environments, like tropical rainforests, don't tend to do well when their surroundings dry out. New research published this Wednesday indicates they may be equally averse to heavy ...

Artificial breathing system reveals alveoli function in lungs

Alveoli are the basic functional units of the human respiratory system, acting as tiny air sacs that exchange gases. Air inhaled through the mouth and nose flows into the lungs through the branched structure of the bronchial ...

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