1 in 4 UK puppies may be being acquired before minimum recommended age

One in four puppies in the UK may be being acquired before the recommended minimum age—a…

New science behind algae-based flip-flops

Sustainable flip-flops: A team of researchers has formulated polyurethane foams made from algae oil to meet…

Electric cooker an easy, efficient way to sanitize N95 masks, study finds

A new study found that 50 minutes of dry heat in an electric cooker decontaminated N95…

OSIRIS-REx is one rehearsal away from touching asteroid Bennu

NASA’s first asteroid sampling spacecraft is making final preparations to grab a sample from asteroid Bennu’s…

Global magnetic field of the solar corona measured for the first time

An international team of solar physicists, including academics from Northumbria University, in Newcastle upon Tyne, has…

NASA's Maven observes Martian night sky pulsing in ultraviolet light

Vast areas of the Martian night sky pulse in ultraviolet light, according to images from NASA’s…

Washington dam removal means 37 more miles of salmon habitat restored

Washington’s dam-busting summer is still rolling, with two more dams coming down on the Pilchuck River,…

"Ample evidence" that Cape Hatteras beach closures benefit birds

The barrier islands of North Carolina’s Cape Hatteras National Seashore are among the most popular recreational…

Observatory returns from tropical storm Isaias lockdown to track asteroid for NASA

The Earth has one less asteroid to worry about thanks to the research of an international…

Training neural circuits early in development improves response

When it comes to training neural circuits for tissue engineering or biomedical applications, a new study…