Ice discharge in the North Pacific set off series of climate events during last ice age

Living planktic foraminifera from the North Pacific. Credit: Jennifer Fehrenbacher, Oregon State University Repeated catastrophic ice discharges from western North America into the North Pacific contributed to, and perhaps triggered, hemispheric-scale changes in the Earth's ....

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Recipe is different but Saturn’s moon Titan has ingredients for life

An artist’s rendering shows a Dragonfly quadcopter landing on the surface of Saturn’s moon Titan, unfolding its rotors and lifting off again to survey the landscape and atmosphere. Credit: Steve Gribben/Johns Hopkins APL Catherine Neish ....

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Amazon study shows big conservation gains possible for imperilled freshwater ecosystems

Flona Tapajós, Pará, Brasil. Credit: Marizilda Cruppe - Rede Amazônia Sustantável A new study by an international team of environmental scientists in the Brazilian Amazon shows that redesigned conservation projects could deliver big gains for ....

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Key control mechanism allows cells to form tissues and anatomical structures in the developing embryo

Determination of neural progenitor cell-cell de-adhesion forces using micropipette aspiration. Credit: IST Austria Under a microscope, the first few hours of every multicellular organism's life seem incongruously chaotic. After fertilization, a once tranquil single-celled egg ....

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Researchers use satellite imaging to map groundwater use in California’s central valley

New work from UC San Diego could be revolutionary for managing groundwater use in agricultural regions around the world, as groundwater monitoring and management have been notoriously difficult to carry out due to lack of ....

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Police use of excessive force influences core beliefs of civilians, study shows

Credit: Wikimedia Commons With the city of Louisville still reeling from a grand jury's recent findings about Breonna Taylor's shooting, the ongoing debate about the limits of excessive force continues to divide the nation. But ....

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Tunable free-electron X-ray radiation from van der Waals materials

X-ray emission by free electrons impinging on a van der Waals material. Credit: Technion - Israel Institute of Technology Technion researchers have developed accurate radiation sources that are expected to lead to breakthroughs in medical ....

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Einstein’s description of gravity just got much harder to beat

Visualization of the new gauge developed to test the predictions of modified gravity theories against the measurement of the size of the M87 shadow. Credit: D. Psaltis, UArizona; EHT Collaboration Einstein's theory of general relativity—the ....

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