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New international carbon dating standard

Added: 13 Aug 2020

Radiocarbon dating is set to become more accurate than ever after an international team of scientis…

Advantage flat angel shark

Added: 7 Aug 2020

The general picture of a shark is that of a fast and large ocean predator. Some species, however, q…

Copernicus Sentinel-2 satellite reveals new penguin colonies

Added: 5 Aug 2020

A new study using satellite mapping technology reveals there are nearly 20% more emperor penguin co…

Mars 2020 Perseverance rover mission launched

Added: 31 Jul 2020

NASA's Mars 2020 Perseverance rover mission is on its way to the Red Planet to search for signs of …

Affordable carbon-loving materials for reduced industrial emissions

Added: 28 Jul 2020

Researchers at the Department of Energy’s Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the University of Tenne…

The truth about turtles

Sarah Lawton | Added: 20 Jul 2020

A research team from Florida State University (FSU) has discovered a world of microscopic life on t…

Algae as living biocatalysts for a green industry

Added: 13 Jul 2020

Better still: living algae can be used as biocatalysts for certain substances, and they bring the c…

Extinct Oligocene dolphins were apex predators

Added: 9 Jul 2020

A report in the journal Current Biology, offers a detailed description of the first nearly complete…

Scientists and policy experts raise COVID-19 and climate crises analogues

Added: 8 Jul 2020

Epidemiologists highlighted the dangers of COVID-19 in its early stages, but their warnings went la…

COVID-19 Earth observation dashboard

Added: 25 Jun 2020

In response to the global coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, NASA, ESA (European Space Agency), and J…

The many lifetimes of plastics

Added: 16 Jun 2020

Infographics strive to give us a sense of how long plastic goods will last in the environment but i…

Magma movements suggest long-term seismic risk for Northern Europe

Added: 11 Jun 2020

Scientists have discovered new evidence for active volcanism next door to some of the most densely …

Survival of coronavirus in different cities, on different surfaces

Added: 11 Jun 2020

One of the many questions researchers have about COVID-19 is how long the coronavirus causing the d…

Researchers uncover a world of life on the back of a turtle

Added: 4 Jun 2020

Much to the delight of all Hindu’s and fans of Terry Pratchett’s Discworld novels, researchers have…

Oil-hungry smart sponge could restore our oceans

Added: 2 Jun 2020

A Northwestern University-led team has developed a highly porous smart sponge that selectively soak…

Plastic-eating superworms host biodegrading gut bacteria

Added: 29 May 2020

Resembling giant mealworms, superworms (Zophobas atratus) are beetle larvae that are often sold in …

Deep earthquake simulation may unravel geophysical mystery (video)

Added: 29 May 2020

New computer modeling by Magali Billen, professor of earth and planetary sciences at UC Davis, offe…

Illegal wildlife trading threatens all creatures great and small

Added: 29 May 2020

Besides being a major threat to biodiversity, the wildlife trade can be a cause of global public he…

Listen to the song of the Arctic unicorn (video)

Added: 27 May 2020

With the help of Inuit hunters, geophysicists recently recorded the various calls, buzzes, clicks a…

Return to work safely: Managing transmission in transport hubs

Added: 18 May 2020

Aerosol specialists – ANCON Medical – discuss innovation that could detect COVID-19 in high traffic…