Nagoya, Japan - As the NASA Curiosity rover roams the surface of Mars, its ChemCam captures the chemical makeup of its surroundings with a specially designed laser system. It is the most powerful lase..
Credit: Credits: NASA Goddard MODIS Rapid Response Team Former Tropical Storm Lee was almost forgotten when Hurricanes Irma, Jose and Maria struck the U.S. because it weakened to a remnant low press..
Credit: Credits: NASA JPL, Ed Olsen Tropical Storm Pilar formed near the southwestern coast of Mexico on Saturday, Sept. 23 and continued hugging the coast when NASA's Terra and Aqua satellites..
Credit: University of Basel, Biozentrum In order to get rid of unpleasant competitors, some bacteria use a sophisticated weapon - a nanosized speargun. Researchers at the University of Basel's..
Calculations have shown that 10 per cent of all plastic produced around the world ultimately ends up in the oceans. As a result, a large majority of global marine debris is in fact plastic waste. Huma..
Analyses of temperate rain forests located on the central coast of British Columbia, Canada suggest that for centuries, humans have intentionally used fire to manage plant-life. The findings are publi..
Credit: Credits: NASA Goddard MODIS Rapid NASA's Terra satellite captured the landfall of Tropical Depression 22W in northern Vietnam. The Depression only existed for two days before it made la..
Credit: UFZ / André Künzelmann Internationally subsidised agricultural insurance is intended to protect farmers in developing countries from the effects of climate change. However, it can also lead..
It has become an almost essential element of academic life, from college lecture halls to elementary classrooms: the group assignment. Dreaded by some, loved by others, group projects typically aim ..
Credit: James Welsh, MD SAN DIEGO, September 24, 2017 - A new study involving patients with stage IV cancer finds that treatment with radiation therapy and immunotherapy can halt the growth of tumo..