Acropora spp. coral still thrives in the holdout refuge of Coral Gardens, Belize

Acropora reef. Credit: Karl Wirth Coral Gardens Reef in Belize remains a refuge for Acropora spp. coral despite widespread devastation in other areas of the western North Atlantic/Caribbean, according to a study published September 30, ....

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Zebrafish embryos help prove what happens to nanoparticles in the blood

Fluorescently labelled 70 nm SiO2 nanoparticles were injected into the bloodstream of 3 days old transgenic zebrafish embryos and live-imaged at 3 min after the injection. The insets show schematics for the two conditions tested: ....

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Colloidal quantum dot light emitters go broadband in the infrared

The multi-stack of CQDs of different size are built on top of a flexible plastic substrate that is later deposited onto a commercial visible LED to produce broadband IR light. Credit: ICFO Broadband light emission ....

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Solar orbiter’s first science data shows the sun at its quietest

Overview of the Solar Orbiter magnetic field data released today. Here, the amplitude of the magnetic field is shown, along with the distance of the spacecraft from the sun in Astronomical Units (the Earth is ....

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