The importance of well planned stores and physical meeting places

Black Friday and Christmas are approaching—it’s the time of year when many people gather in stores…

Scientists determine the structure of glass-shaping protein in sponges

Sponges are some of the oldest animals on Earth. They live in a wide range of…

Novel haplotype-led approach to increase the precision of wheat breeding

Wheat researchers at the John Innes Centre are pioneering a new technique that promises to improve…

Researchers uncover the unique way stem cells protect their chromosome ends

Telomeres are specialized structures at the end of chromosomes which protect our DNA and ensure healthy…

Study in Thailand identifies benefits of community-based freshwater fish reserves

Freshwater fish reserves are extraordinarily successful at protecting multiple species of fish, a new study of…

Scientists call for decade of concerted effort to enhance understanding of the deep seas

The deep seas—vast expanses of water and seabed hidden more than 200 meters below the ocean…

Air-sea coupling improves the simulation of the western North Pacific summer monsoon

Regional air-sea coupling plays a crucial role in modulating the climatology and variability of the Asian…

A new strategy for the greener use of calcium carbide

Calcium acetylide was discovered more than 150 years ago. It is a yellowish-white, beige, or gray…

Effect of climate change on infectious diseases unknown to half of the population

Although it is a widely known scientific fact that infectious diseases emerge and re-emerge due to…

Understanding the power of our Sun

For the first time, the international team was able to directly observe neutrinos from this cycle…