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A real life space botanist comments on the potato garden in 'The Martian'

A real life space botanist comments on the potato garden in ‘The Martian’

In the hit movie, “The Martian,” stranded astronaut Mark Watney famously survives on Mars by creating a potato garden using Martian soil mixed in...
Diesel exhaust hampers Honeybees ability to forage for flowers

Diesel exhaust hampers Honeybees ability to forage for flowers

Honeybees forage for flowers by following the scent of floral blends. Diesel exhaust pollution was found to lower chemicals in the scent blend causing...
New fish fossil reveals unknown mechanism of spinal elongation

New fish fossil reveals unknown mechanism of spinal elongation

A team of paleontologists from the University of Zurich headed by Professor Marcelo Sánchez-Villagra announced the discovery of a new fish fossil and species...
New research index predicts radically different climate by 2047

New research index predicts radically different climate by 2047

Dr. Camilo Mora and colleagues at the College of Social Sciences' Department of Geography at the University of Hawaii at Manoa reported the development...
How Shipwrecks Become Safe Havens for Marine Life, Revealed in New Research

How Shipwrecks Become Safe Havens for Marine Life, Revealed in New Research

A new study reveals that an estimated 50,000 shipwrecks around the UK's coastline are acting as hidden sanctuaries for marine life, providing refuge for...
Harnessing the Power of Social Media for Biodiversity Protection

Harnessing the Power of Social Media for Biodiversity Protection

Nature photographers using social media are making significant contributions to biodiversity conservation mapping in South Asia, with the potential for a global impact. Dr....
Altruism in the Wild: How Bonobos Demonstrate Cooperation Beyond Their Social Circles

Altruism in the Wild: How Bonobos Demonstrate Cooperation Beyond Their Social Circles

A recent study published in Science challenges the conventional belief that robust cooperative relationships and resource-sharing across non-family groups are unique to humans. Researchers...
Human Trials Begin for Pill-Sized Breathing Monitor Implant

Human Trials Begin for Pill-Sized Breathing Monitor Implant

Researchers have developed an ingestible device, known as the VM Pill, capable of monitoring vital signs such as breathing and heart rate from inside...
The Hidden Powerhouse: Reassessing the Crucial Functions of Our Cerebellar Nuclei

The Hidden Powerhouse: Reassessing the Crucial Functions of Our Cerebellar Nuclei

Researchers from the Netherlands Institute for Neuroscience, Erasmus MC, and the Champalimaud Center for the Unknown have challenged conventional wisdom about the role of...
How Prehistoric Plants Pulled Nitrogen from the Air Survived Dinosaur Extinction

How Prehistoric Plants Pulled Nitrogen from the Air Survived Dinosaur Extinction

In a recent study published in the journal Nature Ecology & Evolution on November 16, researchers have unveiled a fascinating survival story of certain...

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