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Tuesday, November 23, 2021
Turning a climate problem into a food solution
Like a mirage on the horizon, an innovative process for converting a potent greenhouse gas into a food security solution has been stalled by...
Mystery of high-performing solar cell materials revealed in stunning clarity
Artistic representation of electrons funneling into high quality areas of perovskite material Credit: Alex T. at Ella Maru Studios The most...
Islands are biodiversity hotspots yet, paradoxically, are also extinction hotspots
Photo by Tom Fisk from Pexels The impacts of invasive alien species, habitat loss and climate change are compounded in small island nations,...
Monday, November 22, 2021
Fundamental particles modelled in beam of light
Scientists at the University of Birmingham have succeeded in creating an experimental model of an elusive kind of fundamental particle calle...
Justinianic Plague was nothing like flu and may have hit England before Constantinople
Detail of the mosaic of Justinianus I in the Basilica di San Vitale, Ravenna, Italy Credit: Petar Milošević ‘Plague sceptics’ are wrong to ...
How smart is an octopus?
Credit: University of Queensland The unique brainpower of octopuses – known for their intelligence and Houdini-like escapes – has been revea...
Sunday, November 21, 2021
SPARKing the fight against deadly superbugs
Associate Professor Mark Blaskovich Disarming superbugs that can cause deadly infections is the focus of a powerful database now housed at T...
Terra Orbital Drift
On YouTube Terra has consistently orbited Earth from pole to pole for over twenty years, collecting important data about Earth’s systems. Cr...
Saturday, November 20, 2021
Breeding Plants With Genes From 1 Parent
Photo by Johann Piber from Pexels Scientists are a step closer to breeding plants with genes from only one parent. New research led by plant...
Smokers more likely to die from heart disease than lung cancer
The most likely cause of death for people who smoke is a fatal heart attack, stroke or heart failure that occurs without any warning signs, ...
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