The lunar cycle drives the nightjar’s migration

GPS tracking information exposes that the foraging activity of the European nightjar more than doubles throughout moon-lit nights, and the birds then move at the same time about 10... Read more »

New spheres trick, trap and terminate water contaminant

HOUSTON – (Oct 5, 2018) – Rice University researchers have actually established something comparable to the Venus’ flytrap of particles for water removal. . Micron- sized spheres produced in... Read more »

Sunflower pollen has medicinal, protective effects on bees

With bee populations in decrease, a brand-new research study uses wish for a reasonably basic system to promote bee health and wellness: supplying bees access to sunflowers. The research... Read more »

Combining on and off switches, one protein can control flowering in plants

MADISON, Wis.– As plants stretch towards the summer season sun, they are marching towards one of the most crucial choices of their lives– when to flower. Too early, and... Read more »

Image of the Day: Ray of Light

The discovery of the world’s very first recognized manta ray nursery will provide a glance into the animals’ juvenile phase. Read more »

Palm oil: The carbon cost of deforestation

IMAGE: This is Thomas Guillaume, lead author, gathering samples in Sumatra,Indonesia see more Credit: © EPFL/ WSL Indonesia and Malaysia together represent almost 85% of international palm oil production.... Read more »

New method makes weather forecasts right as rain

Meteorologists have actually understood for a long time that rains forecasts have defects, as failure to take into consideration aspects such as evaporation can impact their precision. Now, scientists... Read more »

First UZH space hub research flight campaign

Research goes air-borne: The UZH Space Hub is holding its first research flight campaign from 11 to 13June An plane carrying out parabolic flights will remove from the military... Read more »

Even in the Bronze Age, Humans Altered Soil Chemistry

Ancient bones from Ireland expose that farming has actually altered nitrogen structure in land for the last 3,000 years. ISTOCK, GRAFXART8888 L ike their modern equivalents, farmers in Bronze... Read more »

Great Barrier Reef Experienced Five Massive Die-Offs in 30,000 Years

The reef has actually recovered from “death events” in the past, however that does not suggest it will be durable over the next couple of years. WIKIMEDIA, ACROPORA A... Read more »