A deep dive into what drives protests in Ghana

The history of protests in Ghana reveals three persisting themes. These may suggest what Ghana and…

Workplace sex discrimination claims are common – but they're not making it into court

Several cases addressing whether it’s legal to fire a worker because of their sexual orientation and…

Carbon-rich hot bubble detected in the planetary nebula NGC 5189

Using ESA’s XMM-Newton space telescope, astronomers have found that the planetary nebula NGC 5189 harbors a…

Quickly designing a white LED

The advent of the white light emitting diode (LED), which consists of a blue LED with…

'One small nibble for man': 3-D printer makes meat in space

The prospect of astronauts tucking into a roast dinner has grown slightly closer after a successful…

DNA study sheds new light on the people of the Neolithic Battle Axe Culture

In an interdisciplinary study published in Proceedings of the Royal Society B, an international research team…

Fake news: emotions and experiences, not more data, could be the antidote

At a time when public debate around the world is suffering from a collision between facts…

10,000 types of plant outgrowths bundled

For nine years he worked on the three-volume standard work Plant Galls of Europe. It yielded…

Grim projections for the ocean—and the life within it

The chain of causation that connects rising concentrations of greenhouse gases in the atmosphere to the…

Kangaroos and other herbivores are eating away at national parks across Australia

Protected land, including national parks, are a cornerstone of conservation. Once an area is legally protected,…