Natural Sciences

VLT makes most precise test of Einstein’s general relativity outside ...

Astronomy
Using the MUSE instrument on ESO’s VLT , a team led by Thomas Collett from the University of Portsmouth in ...

Site of the next major earthquake on the San Andreas ...

Geology
Boulder, Colo., USA: Many researchers hypothesize that the southern tip of the 1300-km-long San Andreas fault zone (SAFZ) could be ...

Ukrainian villages still suffering legacy of Chernobyl more than 30 ...

Ecology
Scientists from the Greenpeace Research Laboratories at the University of Exeter and the Ukrainian Institute of Agricultural Radiology sampled cow’s ...

Hurricanes: Stronger, slower, wetter in the future?

Ecology
Scientists have developed a detailed analysis of how 22 recent hurricanes would be different if they formed under the conditions ...

A laser from a space ant

Astronomy
An international team of astronomers have discovered an unusual laser emission that suggests the presence of a double star system ...

Hippo waste causes fish kills in Africa’s Mara River

Ecology
(Millbrook, NY) Ecologists have long known that agricultural and sewage pollution can cause low oxygen conditions and fish kills in ...

New evidence that bullfrogs are to blame for deadly fungus ...

Ecology
In the 1890s, settlers crossed the Rocky Mountains seeking new opportunities — and bearing frogs. A new study coauthored by ...

May the forest be with you: GEDI moves toward launch ...

Astronomy
A first-of-its-kind laser instrument designed to map the world’s forests in 3-D is moving toward an earlier launch to the ...

Hubble detects helium in the atmosphere of an exoplanet for ...

Astronomy
  Astronomers using the NASA/ESA Hubble Space Telescope have detected helium in the atmosphere of the exoplanet WASP-107b. This is ...

Mosquitoes bite when thirsty, too

Biology
  When it’s hot and dry, mosquitoes like nothing more than the refreshing taste of you. Biologists with the University ...