Natural Sciences

Rush hour pollution may be more dangerous than you think

Ecology
DURHAM, N.C. — The first in-car measurements of exposure to pollutants that cause oxidative stress during rush ...

First light for MEGARA instrument on the Gran Telescopio Canarias

Astronomy
The first light for MEGARA, the new instrument on the Gran Telescopio Canarias (GTC), will allow the ...

North American monsoon storms fewer but more extreme

Ecology
Monsoon season now brings more extreme wind and rain to central and southwestern Arizona than in the ...

The last survivors on Earth

EcologyMore Science
The world’s most indestructible species, the tardigrade, an eight-legged micro-animal, also known as the water bear, will ...

IMaX, an instrument developed in Spain, analyses in detail the ...

Astronomy
The Astrophysical Journal, based in the US, published a supplement of seventeen articles detailing the results of ...

Secret of why jewel scarab beetles look like pure gold, ...

Biology
The secrets of why central-American jewel scarab beetles look like they are made from pure gold, has ...

What makes a mother risk her life to protect her ...

Biology
From birds to mammals, from fish to reptiles, the immediate reaction to an impending threat to the ...

ALMA Observes Birth Cry of a Massive Baby Star

Astronomy
An international research team used the Atacama Large Millimeter-submillimeter Array (ALMA) to determine how the enigmatic gas ...

Hubble applauds waltzing dwarfs

Astronomy
This seemingly unspectacular series of dots with varying distances between them actually shows the slow waltz of ...

Jackpot! Cosmic magnifying-glass effect captures universe’s brightest galaxies

Astronomy
The galaxy images, magnified through a phenomenon called gravitational lensing, reveal a tangled web of misshapen objects ...