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Saturday, January 29, 2022
Modern Day Gold Rush Turns Pristine Rainforests into Heavily Polluted Mercury Sinks
Illegal gold miners use mercury to bind gold particles, then separate the two metals by burning gold-mercury pellets in open fire ovens, rel...
Thawing permafrost can accelerate global warming
Outcrop of Yedoma sediments with the thick ice masses underlain by river sediments exposed on an arm of the Lena River in the river delta. C...
New species of 'incredibly rare' insect discovered
The newly discovered leafhopper Phlogis kibalensis Credit: Dr Alvin Helden, Anglia Ruskin University An Anglia Ruskin University (ARU) scie...
Friday, January 28, 2022
A 3D View of an Atmospheric River
Features in Earth’s atmosphere, spawned by the heat of the Sun and the rotation of the Earth, transport water and energy around the globe. C...
Invisible machine-readable labels that identify and track objects
Caption:MIT scientists built a user interface that facilitates the integration of common tags (QR codes or ArUco markers used for augmented ...
Researchers identify proteins that could predict liver transplant rejection
Northwestern University scientist have discovered families of proteins in the body that could potentially predict which patients may reject ...
Climate change in the Early Holocene - archaeology report
New insight into how our early ancestors dealt with major shifts in climate is revealed in research by an international team, led by Profess...
Thursday, January 27, 2022
Expanded University of Hawaiʻi asteroid tracking system can monitor entire sky
Left: Sutherland ATLAS station during construction in South Africa. Credit: Willie Koorts (SAAO) Right: Chilean engineers and astronomers in...
Large Herbivores Help Rare Species Persist in a Warming Arctic
A herd of caribou in arctic Greenland. Caribou at this study site have been declining over the past several years, while muskoxen have been ...
Microbes help hibernating animals recycle nutrients, maintain muscle through winter
Like many hibernators, thirteen-lined ground squirrels retain muscle tone and healthy gut microbiomes through hibernation even though they a...
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