Lifelike chemistry created in lab search for ways to study origin of life

University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers have cultivated lifelike chemical reactions while pioneering a new strategy for studying…

What vision do we have for the deep sea?

The ocean hosts an inconceivable wealth of marine life and diverse habitats, most of which remains…

Study dissects attitudes on short-term vacation rentals

Feelings of neighborhood pride, interactions with tourists and a community’s laws can all influence how neighbors…

Medicines pose global environmental risk, experts warn

Residues from billions of doses of antibiotics, painkillers and antidepressants pose a significant risk to freshwater…

Human link in spread of infectious cancer in mussels

Mussels hitching a ride on ocean-going ships are likely responsible for the spread of an infectious…

Newly developed nanoparticles help fight lung cancer in animal model

Scientists have reported a new approach to treating lung cancer with inhaled nanoparticles developed at Wake…

What felled the great Assyrian Empire? Team weighs in

The Neo-Assyrian Empire, centered in northern Iraq and extending from Iran to Egypt—the largest empire of…

For some urban areas, a warming climate is only half the threat

Climate researchers predict that global temperatures will increase by as much as 2 degrees C by…

Global climate change concerns for Africa's Lake Victoria

Global climate change could cause Africa’s Lake Victoria, the world’s largest tropical lake and source of…

Engineers find bottlebrush copolymers can be tailored for applications

A microscopic polymer in the form of a common kitchen implement could give industry exquisite control…