Gorillas display territorial behavior: New research provides important clues for the evolution of human behavior

Scientists have discovered that gorillas really are territorial -- and their behaviour is very similar to our own. Published in the journal

Heat stress may affect more than 1.2 billion people annually by 2100: Rising global temperatures are increasing exposure to extreme heat and humidity

Heat stress from extreme heat and humidity will annually affect areas now home to 1.2 billion people by 2100, assuming current greenhouse gas

'Spillway' for electrons could keep lithium metal batteries from catching fire

Nanoengineers at the University of California San Diego developed a safety feature that prevents lithium metal batteries from rapidly heating up and
Computer model solves mystery of how gas bubbles build big methane hydrate deposits

Computer model solves mystery of how gas bubbles build big methane hydrate deposits

Methane bubbles form as a field sample of gas hydrate is allowed to depressurize. To develop his model, researchers worked on samples of sediments

A new use for museum fish specimens

The discoloured fish that rest in glass jars in museums across the world are normally used by specialists as references to study the traits that
Ocean acidification impacts oysters' memory of environmental stress

Ocean acidification impacts oysters' memory of environmental stress

March 12, 2020 by Dan Dinicola, University of Washington Empty Pacific oyster shells are placed on a mat after being sampled. The effect of acidified
Why the MOSAiC Expedition's Research Is So Vital to Climate Change Research

Why the MOSAiC Expedition's Research Is So Vital to Climate Change Research

Few people would choose to be marooned on a vast expanse of sea ice at the onset of Arctic winter, but this past fall Jessie Creamean was delighted

The Waning Gibbous Moon On Friday The 13 Wants You To Be Happy

Although we experienced an enormous Full Worm Moon this past Monday night, the celestial show isn't over just yet. This Friday the 13 brings a waning

Top US health official says coronavirus testing system is 'failing,' cases now confirmed in 44 states

A top U.S. official said the nation cannot process coronavirus tests as quickly, easily or in the same volume as other countries - even as the virus

Seeking new, highly effective thermoelectrics

Thermoelectric technology can directly and reversibly convert heat to electrical energy. Although thermoelectric energy conversion will never be as