Fish that eat microplastics are found to take more risks and die younger

A team of researchers from Australia, Canada, the U.K. and New Zealand has found that some…

Two Views of a Sungrazing Comet

When scientists downlinked data from Parker Solar Probe’s sixth orbit, there was a small, bright surprise…

Climate change: China's forest carbon uptake underestimated

Scientists put new numbers of Chinese trees’ ability to pull carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. …

Ancient ice beneath the surface of comet 67P is softer than candyfloss

When the Philae lander arrived at comet 67P, its harpoons didn’t deploy as planned and it…

Giant lizards learnt to fly over millions of years

Pterodactyls and other related winged reptiles that lived alongside the dinosaurs steadily improved their ability to…

The genomic basis of adaptations, the differences between species, and the mechanisms of speciation

How do new species arise, and how quickly does this happen? Evolutionary biologist Professor Axel Meyer…

International collaboration reveals China's carbon balance

An international team of researchers has compiled and verified newly available data on the country’s CO2…

Topology gets magnetic: The new wave of topological magnetic materials

The electronic structure of nonmagnetic crystals can be classified by complete theories of band topology, reminiscent…

Philae’s second touchdown site discovered at ‘skull-top’ ridge

After years of detective work, the second touchdown site of Rosetta’s Philae lander has been located…

Secrets of 'smasher shrimp' property ladder revealed

Mantis shrimps carefully survey burrows before trying to evict rivals, new research shows. Click…