Natural Sciences

Forest soils need many decades to recover from fires and ...

Ecology
A landmark study from The Australian National University (ANU) has found that forest soils need several decades to recover from ...

Artificial intelligence applied to the genome identifies an unknown human ...

Biology
By combining deep learning algorithms and statistical methods, investigators from the Institute of Evolutionary Biology (IBE), the Centro Nacional de ...

Mystery orbits in outermost reaches of solar system not caused ...

Astronomy
The strange orbits of some objects in the farthest reaches of our solar system, hypothesised by some astronomers to be ...

Scientists forecast where is the highly invasive fall armyworm to ...

Ecology
Known to be feeding on many economically important crops cultured across the world, including maize, rice, sugarcane, sorghum, beet, tomato, ...

Climate change will turn the tropics into temperate zones

Ecology
Every month or two, a massive pulse of clouds, rainfall and wind moves eastward around the Earth near the equator, ...

What makes two species different?

Biology
Most evolutionary biologists distinguish one species from another based on reproductivity: members of different species either won’t or can’t mate ...

Scientists develop universal Ebola treatment effective for primates in single ...

Biology
GALVESTON, Texas – There is a new medication that in one dose successfully protected nonhuman primates against a lethal infection ...

Elephants take to the road for reliable resources

Ecology
An elephant never forgets. This seems to be the case, at least, for elephants roaming about Namibia, looking for food, ...

Deep low-frequency earthquakes indicate migration of magmatic fluids beneath Laacher ...

Geology
Magma could rise from the upper mantle into the middle and upper crust beneath the Laacher See Volcano (Rhineland-Palatinate). This ...

Hubble has captured the most detailed image yet of a ...

Astronomy
The NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope has captured the most detailed image yet of a close neighbour of the Milky Way ...