(City College of New York) The City College of New York is partnering with the University of Texas at El Paso to educate the next generation of Hispanic professors in environmental sciences and engineering. Entitled 'Collaborative Research:...Show More Summary
Nineteenth-century cyanotypes — an early form of photography — capture the delicate beauty of British algae.
(DOE/Joint Genome Institute) Cost-effectively breaking down bioenergy crops into sugars that can then be converted into fuel is a barrier to commercially producing sustainable biofuels. Bioenergy researchers are looking to fungi for help; collectively, they can break down almost any substance on earth, including plant biomass. Show More Summary
With just a can of spray paint, researchers can turn flat surfaces of any shape or size into touchpads.
A mounting body of evidence suggests that it may be possible to get all the weight-dropping effects of obesity surgery without going under the knife. The post Obesity Surgery May Work by Remaking Your Gut Microbiome appeared first on WIRED.
Cryptocurrency... so hot right now. Bitcoin surges above $2,700. Economic shifts in China are one of many factors propelling cryptocurrency to record-breaking prices.
Researchers from the University of Seville have published the study "To take or not to take the laptop or tablet to classes, that is the question", which has been selected for publication by the internationally recognised review Computers in Human Behavior, which deals with the social implications of new technology. Show More Summary
A newly identified, 130-million-year-old marine reptile was enormous, measuring the length of nearly three grand pianos lined up, but it wasn't a top marine predator, a new study finds.
Archaeologists found a 4,000-year-old henge in England that contained five human burials.
Harvard researchers aim to improve robotic therapy for those learning to walk again.
Archaeologists in England discovered a Neolithic earthwork and burial site that could date back to 2000 B.C.
(University of Huddersfield) Psychologist Dr Kyle Wilson takes a 'human look' at a new vehicle traffic light app ahead of plans to introduce similar devices into 'connected vehicles'
What we do between now and then could make a noticeable difference.
Former President Barack Obama and German Chancellor Angela Merkel attend a discussion at the German Protestant Kirchentag in front of the Brandenburg Gate in Berlin on May 25. Former President Barack Obama seemed to take a subtle swipe...Show More Summary
Donald Trump has attacked Germans for being “bad, very bad” and vowed to limit US car imports from the country. At a meeting with European Union leaders in Brussels on Thursday Mr Trump reportedly said: “Look at the millions of cars they sell in the US. Mr Trump has repeatedly criticised Germany's large trade surplus with the US, which he said hurts US manufacturers.
Fledgling astronomers still don't take meaningful courses in modern coding, data science, or their best practices. The post For Modern Astronomers, It’s Learn to Code or Get Left Behind appeared first on WIRED.
Supercritical carbon dioxide is super hot, super dense, and super good at turning heat into electricity. The post Want Efficient Energy? Try Carbon Dioxide-Powered Turbines appeared first on WIRED.
It clears our roads, but also spells danger for fish, moose—and sometimes humans
Things aren't looking quite as bad for America's honeybees as they were a few years ago, but it is far too early to declare the crisis over, according to the annual survey carried out by the Bee Informed Partnership. The survey found that beekeepers lost 21% of their hives over...