Simulations show thousands of lakes in Himalaya Mountains at risk of flooding due to global warming

The north face of Mount Everest seen from the path to the base camp in Tibet Autonomous Region, China. Credit: Luca Galuzzi/Wikipedia. Three researchers with the University of Potsdam report that thousands of natural lakes ....

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Nearly quantized conductance plateau of vortex mode in an iron-based superconductor

Zero-bias conductance plateau observed on FeTe0.55Se0.45. (A) A schematic of variable tunnel coupling STM/S method. A zero-bias conductance map under 2.0 T is shown on a sample surface. A dI/dV spectrum measured at the center ....

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New study reveals higher microplastics in London air compared to other cities

Credit: CC0 Public Domain Researchers from King's have carried out the first study of microplastics in the atmosphere in London to determine what people within the city might be exposed to and where this comes ....

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Wind conditions influence water circulation and carbon dioxide concentrations in the Southern Ocean

An international team of scientists led by the University of Oldenburg, Germany, used measurements on fossil skeletons of the cold-water coral Desmophyllum dianthus to reveal that significant changes in deep-water circulation occurred in the Drake ....

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