Tuesday, September 29, 2020

Offbeat: Citizen scientists discover pinhead-sized beetle in Borneo —

How many citizen scientists does it take to discover a new species? A recent expedition to the Ulu Temburong forest in Borneo proved...

Offbeat: Protecting tropical forest carbon stocks may not prevent large-scale species loss —

Tropical forests are rich in carbon and biodiversity. As the world seeks to curb human-induced climate change, will protecting the carbon of tropical...
Eminem's "Kamikaze" Tops Australia's Albums Chart

Eminem’s “Kamikaze” Tops Australia’s Albums Chart

Eminem’s Kamikaze (Interscope/Universal) enters a second week atop Australia’s albums chart while homegrown singer and songwriter Dean Lewis settles-in at the summit of the...

Offbeat: Army researchers explore benefits of immersive technology for soldiers —

The emergence of next generation virtual and augmented reality devices like the Oculus Rift and Microsoft HoloLens has increased interest in using mixed...

Offbeat: Research finds marine predators are significantly smaller and much rarer in areas closer...

A team of researchers, led by international conservation charity ZSL (Zoological Society of London), has discovered that sharks are much rarer in habitats...

Offbeat: Asking questions, testing improves student learning of new material —

Jason Chan makes a point to periodically interrupt his lecture and ask students a question about the material they've covered. The associate professor...

Offbeat: Is it their own fault?! How people judge the exclusion of others —

The way people view the social exclusion of others varies -- depending on how much they think the excluded person is to blame....
Showering rat takes the internet by storm (Watch)

Showering rat takes the internet by storm (Watch)

A video of a rat taking a shower has taken the internet by storm, but while many are going gaga over the squeaky-clean rodent...

Offbeat: Kids store 1.5 megabytes of information to master their native language —

Learning one's native language may seem effortless. One minute, we're babbling babies. The next we're in school reciting Martin Luther King Jr.'s "I...

Offbeat: Testing a new method for verification of weapons reduction —

How do weapons inspectors verify that a nuclear bomb has been dismantled? An unsettling answer is: They don't, for the most part. When...

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