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Wednesday, November 30, 2022
Better Than a Hole in the Head
Just as blood pressure informs heart health, intracranial pressure (ICP) helps indicate brain health. ICP sensing is the burgeoning focus of...
Male orb-weaving spiders fight less in female-dominated colonies
Orb-weaving spiders spin webs connected to each other in vast networks; within their colonies, individual spiders guard their own webs from...
Mysteriously bright flash is a black hole jet pointing straight toward Earth, astronomers say
Caption:Astronomers identified an extremely bright black hole jet, halfway across the universe, pointing straight toward Earth. Illustration...
Physicists observe wormhole dynamics using a quantum computer
Artwork depicting a quantum experiment that observes traversable wormhole behavior. Illustration Credit: inqnet/A. Mueller | Caltech Scienti...
Most distant detection of a black hole swallowing a star
This artist’s impression illustrates how it might look when a star approaches too close to a black hole, where the star is squeezed by the i...
Tropical wildlife follow the same daily patterns worldwide
An elephant faces a camera trap in one of millions of photos analyzed for a new study led by a Rice University visiting student. The study f...
Important discovery could help extinguish disease threat to koalas
Retrovirus is more prevalent in New South Wales and Queensland koalas, compared to animals in Victoria and South Australia. Photo Credit: Jo...
To track disease-carrying mosquitoes, researchers tag them with DNA barcodes
The researchers at a field site in Fort Collins, Colorado collecting mosquitoes for analysis. Photo Credit: Rebekah Kading/Colorado State U...
How giant-faced owls snag voles hidden in snow
Video Credit: Sylvain Eckhardt Hovering over a target helps giant-faced Great Gray owls pinpoint prey hidden beneath as much as two feet of ...
Kibble-Zurek Mechanism for Nonequilibrium Phase Transitions
The Kibble-Zurek (KZ) mechanism, confirmed experimentally only for equilibrium phase transitions, is also applicable for non-equilibrium pha...
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