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Sunday, September 5, 2021
Coronavirus Epidemics first hit more than 21,000 years ago
Sarbecoviruses have crossed into humans twice in the last decade, leading to the deadly SARS-CoV-1 outbreak in 2002-04 and the current COV...
Friday, September 3, 2021
Birds and mammals evolve faster if their home is rising
Wild Kea, New Zealand Credit: Pablo Heimplatz Researchers at the University of Cambridge have combined reconstructions of the Earth’s cha...
Warming Atlantic forces whales into new habitats, danger
Source: Pexels Warming oceans have driven the critically endangered North Atlantic right whale population from its traditional and protect...
Thursday, September 2, 2021
Discovery paves way for improved quantum devices
Schematic of a superconducting circuit [thin black lines] on a silicon chip [yellow base], being imaged using terahertz scanning near-fiel...
A Black Hole Triggers a Premature Supernova
Dillon Dong, with a 27-meter radio dish at Caltech's Owens Valley Radio Observatory in the background. In 2017, a particularly luminou...
Z Turns Twenty-five Years Old
An open-shutter photo showing electrical energy coursing through the transmission line sections of Sandia National Laboratories’ Z machine...
What's Up September 2021
Wednesday, September 1, 2021
Physicists find ‘magnon’ origins in 2D magnet
Rice University physicists Pengcheng Dai (left) and Lebing Chen have discovered that unusual magnetic features they previously noticed in ...
Glacial Ice Cores Reveal 15,000 Year Old Microbes
Extensive glaciation at high altitudes in the Tibetan Plateau. Source: Reurinkjan Known as the world’s “Third Pole”, the Tibetan Plateau h...
Using Liquid Metal to Turn Motion into Electricity
Photo credit: Veenasri Vallem Researchers at North Carolina State University have created a soft and stretchable device that converts move...
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