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With scarce nutrients and weak gravity, growing potatoes on the Moon or on other planets seems unimaginable. But the plant hormone strigolactone could make it... [Read More]
Countries around the world can retain distinct cultures despite migration, new research shows. [Read More]
Researchers have sped up the movement of electrons in organic semiconductor films by two to three orders of magnitude. The speedier electronics could lead to... [Read More]
Participation in organized sport during childhood and adolescence is associated with bone mass at 20 years of age. [Read More]
Researchers have found that the swell of infestations of winter ticks -- which attach themselves to moose during the fall and feed throughout the winter... [Read More]
The universe's deep past is beyond the reach of even the mighty Hubble Space Telescope. But a new review explains how creation of the first... [Read More]
Researchers synthesized a fluorinated electron-acceptor for use in organic semiconductors. The high electronegativity of the fluorine substituents enhanced the electron-accepting properties of the widely used... [Read More]
One question that scientists and fitness experts alike would love to answer is whether exercise or nutrition has a bigger positive impact on bone strength. [Read More]
Ground penetrating radar measures the amount of moisture in soil quickly and easily. Researchers' calculations from the data informs agricultural water use and climate models. [Read More]
Studies of human populations and animal models suggest that a father's experiences such as diet or environmental stress can influence the health and development of... [Read More]
A new, in-depth anatomical description of the best preserved specimens of a car-sized sauropod relative from North America could help paleontologists with unraveling the mystery... [Read More]
Smart devices can seem dumb if they don't understand what's happening around them. Researchers say environmental awareness can be enhanced by analyzing sound and vibrations.... [Read More]
Researchers have given self-healing qualities to polymers that are used in relatively inexpensive commodities, such as paints, plastics and coatings. [Read More]
Unicellular diatoms are able to adapt their behavior to different external stimuli based on an evaluation of their own needs. In experiments, Seminavis robusta diatoms... [Read More]
An international team of earth scientists has linked the establishment of the Mekong River to a period of major intensification of the Asian monsoon during... [Read More]
Can humans drive economic growth, meet rising demand for food, energy and water, and make significant environmental progress? The short answer is 'yes,' but it... [Read More]
A new statistical method that tests for equivalence, rather than difference, has a role to play in dismantling gender and publication biases in science. The... [Read More]
Since the reintroduction of wolves to Yellowstone National Park in 1995, the park's ecosystem has become a deeply complex and heterogeneous system, aided by a... [Read More]
Winds blowing across snow dunes on Antarctica's Ross Ice Shelf cause the massive ice slab's surface to vibrate, producing a near-constant set of seismic 'tones'... [Read More]
The environmental costs of smartphones are often exacerbated by the relatively short lifespans of these globally ubiquitous devices. When it comes to extending the lifespan... [Read More]