Neural networks will help manufacture carbon nanotubes

Thin films made of carbon nanotubes hold a lot of promise for advanced optoelectronics, energy and…

Forget 'Obamageddon', 'Prepping' is now part of mainstream US politics and culture

Long considered an extreme reaction to fears of Armageddon and imminent nuclear disaster, ‘preppers’ in the…

Using lasers to visualize molecular mysteries in our atmosphere

Invisible to the human eye, molecular interactions between gases and liquids underpin much of our lives,…

A key piece to understanding how quantum gravity affects low-energy physics

Researchers have, for the first time, identified the sufficient and necessary conditions that the low-energy limit…

Control theory: Mother nature is an engineer

In the last 150 years, engineers have developed and mastered ways to stabilize dynamic systems, without…

Kepler's forgotten ideas about symmetry help explain spiral galaxies without the need for dark matter

The 17th-century astronomer Johannes Kepler was the first to muse about the structure of snowflakes. Why…

Fish that follow 'gourmet diet' more threatened by climate change

Fish that follow a ‘gourmet diet’ may be more threatened by climate change and other environmental…

Stony corals: At the limits of adaption?

Corals fascinate amateurs and experts alike: small polyps that extract calcium carbonate from seawater and use…

UN climate change report: Land clearing and farming contribute a third of the world's greenhouse gases

We can’t achieve the goals of the Paris Climate Agreement without managing emissions from land use,…

Climate crisis cannot be tackled without shift away from damaging land use, major report warns

The way we currently use land is both a major contributor to climate change and placing…